Letters: Opposition to Site C dam hard to understand

Dear Editor,

I don’t understand what all the fuss is about the Site C dam. It’s been part of the energy plan for B.C. for more than half a century, and there are already two dams on the Peace River. 

The other two dams have been powering B.C. for decades with the cleanest energy possible. Site C will take optimal advantage of the massive amount of water stored upstream by the Bennett Dam, reusing that water a third time to generate enough clean electricity to power 450,000 homes per year before flowing out to sea. 

Site C will also be built with most up-to-date 21st Century energy and environmental technology, and the project has been studied and reviewed to death. 

Enough is enough. Building the much-needed Site C dam is a no-brainer, so let’s get on with it.

Jessica Marte, Burnaby

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