Squamish to reconsider floatel for Woodfibre LNG

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At the regular business meeting on May 21, council voted 4-3 to reconsider the temporary use permit (TUP) application for Woodfibre LNG’s floating worker accommodation, the floated. Council will reconsider the decision—which originally did not pass on April 30—to approve a one-year TUP with conditions on June 4. Woodfibre LNG (WLNG) has also said since the decision that they would offer a $10 million security deposit instead of $2 million. Council is seeking further information on the gender-cultural safety plan, a cumulative impact assessment, cumulative housing impacts, how the company is handling local procurement, and a hazard assessment on the Henrietta Lake dam, which is up the mountain from the WLNG site.

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