Canada approves giant LNG project on British Columbia coast
Canada has authorised the construction of an energy project that would see its liquefied natural gas (LNG) exported to emerging Asian markets.
The move comes despite concerns over the project's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions and the threat to an important salmon habitat.
The terminal, which will cost CA$11.4bn ($8.6bn/£6.6bn), will be built on British Columbia's northern coast.
It is one of the largest resource development initiatives in the country.
The federal government said it was granting permission to the Pacific Northwest LNG project to be built on Lelu Island, which sits... read more
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