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April 24/08 10:19 am - IMBA Action Alert: Fernie, BC Singletrack Threatened by Coalbed Methane Extraction

Posted by Editoress on 04/24/08

Fernie, BC Singletrack Threatened by Coalbed Methane Extraction
Courtesy IMBA

A planned 500km-sq coalbed methane project near Fernie, British Columbia would directly impact the Fernie Mountain Bike Club's (FMBC) ability to ensure the long-term development and maintenance of the town's world class singletrack.

FMBC is part of a broad coalition asking the British Columbia government to stop BP Canada's Mist Mountain project and preserve Fernie's environment, trails and sustainable recreation economy.

Take Action! Preserve Fernie's singletrack and environment.

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Based on information provided by BP Canada and the provincial government, FMBC cannot support this proposed development. As such, FMBC is supporting efforts by the Fernie-based group Citizens Concerned About Coalbed Methane (CCCBM) to stop the Mist Mountain project. Coalbed methane extraction is ill-suited for Fernie's environment and Mist Mountain would mark the first and only such production in British Columbia.

Fernie is a national and international destination for mountain biking. A coalbed methane project of this magnitude would put a black eye on the community and discourage nature and recreation-oriented tourists from visiting Fernie.

Additional information about this issue can be found on the CCCBM website.


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