LETTERS: One vote can make a difference

I find it very offensive that Atlantic Power will burn 50 per cent railway ties.

Editor:

I find it very offensive that Atlantic Power will burn 50 per cent railway ties in the north end of Williams Lake.

I have not smoked for 70 years and I don’t want to start now.

I found it offensive that the railway ties were piled at the end of Oliver Street next to our art gallery, the Station House.

If a fire occurred we could have lost several buildings and lives.

I find it offensive that the ash will be dumped to run into the Williams Lake creek, polluting fish, animals, birds and the communities downstream.

I find it offensive that Mount Polley Mine is allowed to dump tailings into the deepest pristine lake in North America, Quesnel Lake.

In the upcoming election we can change that. We deserve clean water and air. One vote can make a difference. Money and greed gets us nowhere. How much does one person really need?

Chris Hornby

Williams Lake

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