Posted on November 12, 2013 (updated: November 12, 2013)

Environmental groups to announce fracking lawsuit tomorrow morning

VANCOUVER — Ecojustice, on behalf of Sierra Club BC and the Wilderness Committee, is filing a lawsuit at the B.C. Supreme Court tomorrow, alleging that the province’s Oil and Gas Commission is violating the Water Act.  The lawsuit also names Encana Corporation.

Immediately following the filing, the groups will hold a press briefing on the terrace outside the Provincial Court to describe the lawsuit and answer questions.

When: 
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013
10:30 a.m.
 
Where:
Terrace outside Provincial Court
(filing at B.C. Supreme Court)
800 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC

NOTE: The press briefing will be held on the terraced steps behind outside the Provincial Court at street level. Click here to view a map of the location.

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For more information, please contact:
Kimberly Shearon, communications coordinator | Ecojustice
604.685.5618 x242 (o)
kshearon@ecojustice.ca

Alexis Stoymenoff, communications coordinator | Wilderness Committee
604.683.8220 (o) | 604.369.3351 (m)
alexis@wildernesscommittee.org

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