Richmond will challenge Kinder Morgan pipeline

Richmond News – A mere two months after the city learned of losing its battle with one fuel pipeline project, it’s preparing to take up arms against another. On Monday, during a general purposes council meeting, Mayor Malcolm Brodie and city councillors rejected a staff recommendation that it be an arms-length bystander for an upcoming National…

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City rubbish bins coming soon to Richmond

From the Richmond Review – Shiny new wheeled garbage carts will soon be rolled out to three Richmond neighbourhoods if city council approves a pilot program aimed at reducing trash. City hall wants to test garbage pickup with new standard bins similar to green carts introduced last spring for organics collection. Under the six-month pilot,…

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Earthquake study adds fuel to Richmond’s liquefaction “myth”

From the Richmond News – Seismologists from the University of B.C. released a new study that indicates Richmond will experience greater shaking than previously thought, should an earthquake occur to the south within 100 kilometres. “What was most interesting is around Richmond is where the largest amplitude of motion could be seen during the simulations…

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