Carol Linnitt | January 26, 2016 By Carol Linnitt • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 14:11 Share Tweet Reddit Share Earlier this month, we wrote about the escalating conflict over a contaminated waste disposal site in Shawnigan Lake, on Vancouver Island. Now we've released a short video on the controversy. In less than a week, it's been viewed more than 170,000 times. Check it out and let us know what you think! The Fight for Shawnigan Lake The community of Shawnigan Lake says the B.C. government made a huge mistake selecting their watershed for a contaminated waste dump. What do you think? Posted by DeSmog Canada on Thursday, January 21, 2016 Tags: Shawnigan Lake Carol Linnitt's blog Share Tweet Reddit Share PRINT SUBSCRIBE ‹ PREVIOUS'The Blob' Disrupts What We Think We Know About Climate Change, Oceans Scientist SaysNEXT ›Islands in the Sky: Chopping Ancient Walbran Valley Forest Spells Extinction for Treetop Species View the discussion thread.