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The Industrialization of B.C.'s Wilderness Puts Politics Before Posterity
Description: Liu Institute Faculty Associate Wade Davis comments on the newly constructed Northwest Transmission Line in northern B.C.
Date: 03 September 2015
Author: Judith Lavoie
Source: Huffington Post

Best-selling author and Liu Institute Faculty Associate Wade Davis calls out the B.C. government for giving the Northwest Transmission Line a green light with lack of oversight and for encouraging mining in northern B.C.ís wilderness. According to Davis, the B.C. government squandered taxpayersí money by building the $716-million transmission line as it went ahead with the project despite the concerns that it might lead to another disaster that may kill the multi-billion salmon fishing and tourism industry in the area.

"Itís the story of politicians more concerned about the next election than the next generation," he said.

Read the full article in Huffington Post.

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