Pipelines

Posted on December 19, 2013

Enbrige PipelineDecember 19, 2013

by Susan MacVittie

The Enbridge Pipeline project has been given the green light.

Today the Joint Review Panel for the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Project today recommended that the federal government approve the project, subject to 209 required conditions.

Posted on October 21, 2013

by Susan MacVittie, Web Exclusive
Photo Credit: David Ellis

Kinder Morgan Canada critic, David Ellis, is looking for people who would be interested in walking the Trans Mountain pipeline in the Blue River summit area, north of Thompson River, BC to keep an eye on the condition of the 60 year old pipeline.

“There is little public information as to the number of past and present repairs in this region and this data needs to be publicized. How many exposed pipe sites, and round, red, metal signs, have you seen? These indicate past pipe weaknesses. Keep

Posted on June 17, 2014

Today the internet is full of noise about the Enbridge Northern Gateway decision by the feds.

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Posted on May 28, 2014

One hundred thousand is the magic number of jobs that the BC government predicts the Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) industry will create. The employment projections are based on five LNG plants operating by 2020. So far, none of the multinational companies considering building LNG plants in BC has made a final investment decision, but Premier Christy Clark has been busy putting strategies in place to prove BC will have the manpower when needed. But the numbers are not adding up.

Posted on April 18, 2014

With a hushed crowd of about one hundred, the unofficial result of the Kitimat plebiscite was read aloud Saturday evening.  Instantly, those gathered at the downtown park erupted into screams of joy.

Enbridge has lost the vote.

YES     1,278 (41.6%)

NO      1,793 (58.4%)

Total    3,071

Nathan Cullen, NDP MP for Skeena—Bulkley Valley was visibly nervous as the smart phone was read carefully for the announcement.

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Posted on April 12, 2014

A Northern Gateway Open House event enabled many people to ask tough questions about the oil sands pipeline.

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Posted on March 18, 2014

Burnaby Advises National Energy Board that Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project Application is Incomplete and does not meet Legal Requirements for Hearing and Public Evaluation

Posted on March 07, 2014

Washington, DC – On the last day of the public comment period, Keystone XL opponents held a rally in front of the State Department to deliver more than 2 million comments submitted to the State Department to urge Secretary Kerry and President Obama to reject the dirty, dangerous pipeline. The public comment period regarding the national interest of the pipeline began on February 5, after the State Department published the final environmental review.

Posted on February 14, 2014

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Threatens Ecology and Economy of Salish Tribes Tribes on Both Sides of the Border Intervene in Proceeding to Address Tanker Traffic and Oil Spill Risks

 

Seattle, WA & Vancouver, BC, Coast Salish Territories; February 13, 2014

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