natural gas

Firefighters and police comb through the wreckage of a home that exploded near downtown Nanaimo on Sunday, Feb. 27. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Editorial: If you smell or hear gas escaping, get outside

Fortis B.C. and Technical Safety B.C. offer natural gas safety tips

 

EverGen Infrastructure Corp's Fraser Valley Biogas facility in Abbotsford, B.C. is shown in this undated handout image. A growing number of Canadian utility companies are investing in Renewable Natural Gas projects. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-EverGen Infrastructure Corp
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‘Renewable natural gas’ boom coming, advocates say, as companies turn waste into fuel

FortisBC currently receives renewable natural gas from several suppliers

 

A pedestrian walks past the TransAlta building in downtown Calgary, Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

TransAlta completes conversion from coal to natural gas power in Canada

TransAlta will also close its Highvale thermal coal mine

 

The Wood Stove Exchange Program helps people replace old smoky woodstoves. (Stock photo)

As cooler weather sets in, B.C. residents urged to be safe against carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide exposure symptoms include dizziness, nausea and even unconsciousness

The Wood Stove Exchange Program helps people replace old smoky woodstoves. (Stock photo)
Natural gas well pad in the rural community of Penobsquis, N.B. in 2014. B.C.’s gas development is centred on the northeast of the province, greatly expanded in recent years with development of shale gas deposits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

B.C. natural gas well cleanup shifts to Indigenous land sites

Court says network of wells, roads violated 1899 treaty rights

Natural gas well pad in the rural community of Penobsquis, N.B. in 2014. B.C.’s gas development is centred on the northeast of the province, greatly expanded in recent years with development of shale gas deposits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Nanaimo firefighters stand by as workers repair a natural gas line break. Fortis B.C. saw an upswing in damage to its gas lines on the Island in January and is reminding homeowners and construction contractors to contact B.C. 1 Call for information about underground utility infrastructure before digging. (News Bulletin file photo)

Fortis B.C. sees upswing in underground gas line damage incidents in Nanaimo

Fortis B.C. asks contractors and homeowners to call for underground utility maps before putting shovels in the ground

Nanaimo firefighters stand by as workers repair a natural gas line break. Fortis B.C. saw an upswing in damage to its gas lines on the Island in January and is reminding homeowners and construction contractors to contact B.C. 1 Call for information about underground utility infrastructure before digging. (News Bulletin file photo)