EcoCentric – July 14, 2015

Nelson has been getting some national news coverage recently for the Nelson Hydro proposal for a solar energy garden. Carmen Proctor the ecosave coordinator for Nelson Hydro is back to give us an update on the plan to bring solar electricity to Nelson.

Slocan Valley activist Marilyn Burgoon is continuing to pursue her individual prosecution on the Lemon Creek jet fuel spill from two years ago. Federal prosecutors so far have failed to take over her case against the fuel company and the BC government on the negligence resulting in the disaster for the Slocan River.

On July 15th, the West Kootenay EcoSociety’s court challenge of the constitutionality of the Jumbo Municipality with NO citizens goes ahead in Vancouver. EcoSociety Executive Director David Reid will be on to talk about the importance of the case.

Host Keith Wiley has his usual Environment News and more.