Energy producer is awaiting the results of hydrostatic testing on the pipe to ensure it won’t leak, which was required by the NEB.
National Energy Board requests additional information.
Energy giant says the pipeline has the proper valve shut off configuration to ensure environmental risks are minimized.
The blockade is the latest in a series of actions to protest the company’s Line 9 project.
Job creation and spinoffs from pipeline-and-processing proposals would be insignificant to the province’s overall economy.
The approval subject to conditions, including Enbridge undertaking activities involving pipeline integrity, emergency response.
Lacking supply of Alberta crude in the east has depressed prices and eroded producer profits.