Daybreak North | Nov 8, 2012 | 9:24
MLA John Rustad defends mass burning of timber for energy projects
This week, CBC and Daybreak reported that a 340 kilometre swath of of B.C. trees are being cut and burned to make way for the Northwest Transmission Line. B.C. Hydro told us contracters may sell some of the wood,but shipping the rest of it to mills or biofuel plants isn't economical, so it's being burned as slash. Liberal MLA John Rustad chaired B.C.'s Timber Supply Committee. He spoke with Leisha Grebinski about the issue.