Since February 2012, the Government of British Columbia has been stating that the fuel produced in its proposed liquefied natural gas industry will meet and beat the global gold standard for carbon stewardship. Here’s what leaders have been saying.
“LNG development in British Columbia will have lower life cycle greenhouse gas emissions than anywhere else.” —British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Liquefied Natural Gas: A Strategy for B.C.’s Newest Industry, February 2012.
“Our plan has always been for the cleanest LNG produced anywhere in the world.” —Hon. Premier Christy Clark, B.C. Local News, December 12, 2012.
“We are continuing our close work with industry and First Nations to build the world’s cleanest LNG industry.” —Hon. Premier Christy Clark, British Columbia’s Liquefied Natural Gas Strategy, One Year Update, February 7, 2013.
“Working with the Minister of Natural Gas Development, ensure that LNG operations in British Columbia are the cleanest in the world.” —Mandate letter to Hon. Minister Mary Polak from Hon. Premier Christy Clark, June 10, 2013.
“Positive discussions are taking place with industry to ensure we have the cleanest LNG industry in the world.” —Hon. Rich Coleman, Terrace Standard, August 21, 2013.
“…we have the cleanest and most environmentally friendly LNG industry in the world.” —Hon. Rich Coleman, Terrace Standard, September 7, 2013.
“…we also want to have the cleanest natural gas that is produced for export anywhere in the world, and some of the companies that we are working with are equally committed to that.” —Hon. Premier Christy Clark, CBC Early Edition, September 10, 2013.