Fracking operations could damage BC Hydro's Peace River dams

FOI-released documents show that, for years, BC Hydro officials have quietly feared that earthquakes triggered by natural gas industry fracking operations could damage their Peace River dams. 

Should the dams fail, hundreds if not thousands of people would be put at risk, there would be serious environmental consequences and the disaster would cost billions of dollars. Yet the Crown Corporation has said nothing publicly about its concerns. 

Read the analysis: Big dams and a big fracking problem in BC’s energy-rich Peace River Region