Silverton commits to 100% renewable energy

The Slocan Valley is going green! Green energy, green economy, that is. Silverton’s Village Council has passed a resolution to transition to 100% renewable energy no later than 2050, joining New Denver and Slocan in their commitment to a cleaner, healthier, safer community and a stronger economy for the Slocan Valley. Silverton Village Council made the decision at their July 9 meeting. “Moving…

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Press Release on Jumbo Approval

For immediate release Mar 20, 2012 Local Groups Blast Jumbo Decision Responding to the province’s approval of the Master Development Plan for Jumbo Glacier Resort, local groups criticized the decision, saying that it is clearly a significant backwards step at this time when environmental concerns should be at the forefront. “In polls, petitions, and letters, thousands of Kootenay residents have…

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