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Liquid gold : energy privatization in British Columbia

Author: John Calvert
Publisher: Black Point, N.S. : Fernwood Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how BC's successful public energy system is being supplanted by a deregulated private electrical system. This book says that the government has gone to extraordinary lengths to provide a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Calvert, John, 1947-
Liquid gold.
Black Point, N.S. : Fernwood Pub., ©2007
(OCoLC)654796568
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Calvert
ISBN: 9781552662441 1552662446
OCLC Number: 145429184
Description: viii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The path to privatization --
Pushing the private power agenda --
The high cost of private power --
Insecurity of supply --
Alcan and Cominco --
Water resource giveaway --
Wind energy sell-off --
Economic and social impacts --
Conflisct on the Ashlu --
The cascade heritage project --
Not so green after all --
Co-opting First Nations --
Destroying BC hydro.
Responsibility: John Calvert.
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