Kinder Morgan believes the BC city was intentionally making it hard to secure premits.
Judges conclude that the National Energy Board can override municipal laws.
NDP, Burnaby and Sierra Club have refreshed their resistance to the review process.
Trans Mountain pipeline route would involve tunnelling through Burnaby Mountain.
Ongoing dispute has already caused a seven-month delay in the pipeline’s regulatory process.
Company can proceed with necessary studies of its preferred pipeline route without the city’s consent.