The expansion of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline system, to ultimately move Alberta crude oil by tanker through the Port of Vancouver, was a high-profile issue in the May 9 BC election. Liberal premier Christy Clark agreed to support…
28 banks have been named as targets for the campaign.
Kinder Morgan’s board of directors must reach a decision by June 30 for the project to go ahead.
Judges conclude that the National Energy Board can override municipal laws.
Pipeline approvals will add almost a million additional barrels of oil per day to export capacity.
Will examine the structure, role and mandate of the board, which has become embroiled in controversy.
Kinder Morgan will have to address 157 engineering, safety, environmental and emergency preparedness conditions.
Some information may be excluded, such as details that may jeopardize security or harm traditional indigenous sites.
The Tsleil-Waututh Nation says the pipeline review began without being consulted by the federal government.
Conditions stipulate that various plans be filed, including on air emissions, risks to endangered species and environmental protection.
NEB considering Kinder Morgan’s plan to triple its bitumen-carrying capacity to 890,000 barrels a day.
Kinder Morgan wants to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline to 890,000 barrels a day.
Robyn Allan says the review’s scope is so narrow the outcome is predetermined.
Ongoing dispute has already caused a seven-month delay in the pipeline’s regulatory process.
Kinder Morgan says it now prefers a new route through Burnaby Mountain and must complete further feasibility studies.