Prospect of oil tankers looms high as the focus of day two of the Ocean Forum

With day one providing a review of the environmental situation on Haida Gwaii to date, day two looked ahead to potential threats, none greater to the residents than the possibility of ocean tankers transiting along their waters.

With the potential of more tankers to come, especially with the Northern Gateway project in Kitimat, those fears are becoming even more pronounced as residents worry about potential oil spills and damage to their vulnerable ecosystem…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 8521205880 )-