In December, activists were able to shut off and chain themselves to a pipeline valve along Line 9 near Sarnia, Ont.
The Calgary-based energy giant will own just under 25% of the 400 megawatt development with partner E.ON.
Deliveries on the controversial pipeline aren’t expected until December.
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.
Demonstration north of Woodstock, Ont. was aimed at preventing installation of a valve on the controversial Line 9 pipeline.
The approval subject to conditions, including Enbridge undertaking activities involving pipeline integrity, emergency response.
Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli says Ottawa will decide whether the project goes ahead.
The oil-giant says it will focus on the pipeline’s safety in its pitch to the National Energy Board.
The reversal of Line 9 will sustain refining capacity and the more than 4,000 jobs.
Oil giant seeks to reverse a 639-km section of pipeline between Ontario and Quebec.
Enviro-critics argue Enbridge is trying to create an eastern export route for “dirty oil.”