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A total of 11 homes were evacuated in the area of Gardom Lake Road and Capri Road, north of Enderby, due to a gas leak that occurred on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. (CSRD photo)

Homes north of Enderby evacuated due to gas leak

The gas leak was repaired shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday, ending the hours long evacuation

 

A portion of Pleasant Valley Road is closed in Armstrong due a gas leak. (Google Maps image)

Gas leak closes Armstrong road

Fire department and Fortis BC on scene repairing damaged line

 

EverGen Infrastructure Corp's Fraser Valley Biogas facility in Abbotsford, B.C. is shown in this undated handout image. A growing number of Canadian utility companies are investing in Renewable Natural Gas projects. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-EverGen Infrastructure Corp
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‘Renewable natural gas’ boom coming, advocates say, as companies turn waste into fuel

FortisBC currently receives renewable natural gas from several suppliers

 

A pedestrian walks past the TransAlta building in downtown Calgary, Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

TransAlta completes conversion from coal to natural gas power in Canada

TransAlta will also close its Highvale thermal coal mine

A pedestrian walks past the TransAlta building in downtown Calgary, Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Cattle for beef production on feedlots produce manure that can be damaging to the environment (pixbay)

Could biological waste be the Okanagan’s newest power source?

Waste products may be used to create clean energy

Cattle for beef production on feedlots produce manure that can be damaging to the environment (pixbay)
The Wood Stove Exchange Program helps people replace old smoky woodstoves. (Stock photo)

As cooler weather sets in, B.C. residents urged to be safe against carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide exposure symptoms include dizziness, nausea and even unconsciousness

The Wood Stove Exchange Program helps people replace old smoky woodstoves. (Stock photo)
Natural gas well pad in the rural community of Penobsquis, N.B. in 2014. B.C.’s gas development is centred on the northeast of the province, greatly expanded in recent years with development of shale gas deposits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

B.C. natural gas well cleanup shifts to Indigenous land sites

Court says network of wells, roads violated 1899 treaty rights

Natural gas well pad in the rural community of Penobsquis, N.B. in 2014. B.C.’s gas development is centred on the northeast of the province, greatly expanded in recent years with development of shale gas deposits. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Vernon Fire Rescue Services were called to reports of a gas leak and smell at the Villa 24 townhouse complex on 24th Avenue Tuesday, May 25, just before 5 p.m. Tenants were evacuated as crews investigated. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Suspected gas leak evacuates Vernon townhouses

Tenants of complex on 24th Avenue leave homes following strong gas smell; FortisBC crew investigating

Vernon Fire Rescue Services were called to reports of a gas leak and smell at the Villa 24 townhouse complex on 24th Avenue Tuesday, May 25, just before 5 p.m. Tenants were evacuated as crews investigated. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
The Silver Star Property Owners Association is pleased with a deal that will see Stargas, the company that has supplied natural gas to the mountain residents for more than 20 years, purchased by FortisBC. (Morning Star file photo)

Vernon resort property owners pleased with gas deal

FortisBC buys Stargas, the company that has supplied Silver Star with natural gas for 20-plus years

The Silver Star Property Owners Association is pleased with a deal that will see Stargas, the company that has supplied natural gas to the mountain residents for more than 20 years, purchased by FortisBC. (Morning Star file photo)
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Kelowna, Calgary energy companies design renewable gas plant near Trail

The new project is in Fruitvale, B.C. and builds on Canada’s green energy economy

(REN Energy International)
Gas leak closes Vernon road

Gas leak closes Vernon road

Okanagan Landing Road closure past Longacre Drive

Gas leak closes Vernon road
Fire crews respond to gas leak in Kelowna. Image: Connor Trembley

Building evacuated due to gas leak in Kelowna

Fire crews responded to a building on Richter Street about 8:15 a.m. Monday

Fire crews respond to gas leak in Kelowna. Image: Connor Trembley
FortisBC is planning to expand its natural gas system in the Okanagan Valley (Black Press file photo)

FortisBC plans for upgrade in Okanagan Valley

Upgrade near Penticton would enhance present supply and prepare for future needs

FortisBC is planning to expand its natural gas system in the Okanagan Valley (Black Press file photo)
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