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Kitimat City Council on Monday, February 4th began with the traditional, Mayoral Good News from Mayor Joanne Monaghan.
“The National Energy Board, the NEB approved an application by LNG Canada Development for a licenced export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a proposed Terminal near Kitimat British Columbia. Many of you know that particular industry as Shell. The Export License will authorize LNG Canada to export 670 million tonnes of LNG,” said Monaghan.
She expressed Council has been busy meeting with people, including the Member of Parliament, Nathan Cullen, David Culvert of Apache, the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine, Chief Councillor Ellis Ross, and Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Ida Chong. Minister Bill Bennet will be in Kitimat soon and Council will meet with him.
Monaghan expressed that both the Chalet and the motel have changed hands and Shaun Oviatt has purchased the Fork and Spoon and will be setting up a Mr. Mikes. The permitting is still coming up in the future. “We wish him all the best,” said Monaghan
She concluded her good news by thanking Oviatt for putting on a successful Rail Jam in Kitimat.
You won't believe it....
Shell to export 670 million tons....