Northwest Institute

Working towards social and ecological sustainability in Northwest British Columbia since 1996

Twenty years ago, a number of northwest First Nations and environmental leaders came together with scientists to form a non-profit organization called the Northwest Institute for Bioregional Research. We undertake research, publish educational information, promote cooperation among communities and initiate model projects -- all towards the goals of environmental conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

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LNG Proposals in Northwest BC

The Northwest Institute is ensuring residents in our region understand the location, scale and likely impacts of proposed liquified natural gas (LNG) projects.

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Technical Review of the Telkwa Coal Mine Proposal

The Northwest Institute had Dr. Patrick Littlejohn, P.Eng., Senior Chemical/Metallurgical Engineer, conduct a third party technical review of the Tenas Coal Project Environmental Assessment Certificate Application, which we was used in our public comment submission to the BC Environmental Assessment Office.

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