Pipeline reviews continue as NEB changes
Proceeding with examination of Energy East and Trans Mountain projects.
NEB delays review of Kinder’s pipeline expansion
New deadline for Trans Mountain project is May 20, 2016.
Energy board issues 145 conditions for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
Conditions stipulate that various plans be filed, including on air emissions, risks to endangered species and environmental protection.
More drop out of NEB Trans Mountain review
Dozens say they no longer support biased processes; NEB says processes are fair and guided by legislation.
New challenges to NEB Trans Mountain review
NDP, Burnaby and Sierra Club have refreshed their resistance to the review process.
Canada’s pipeline debate needs reality check
Focus on worst-case scenarios loses sight of what’s vastly more likely to happen.
Vancouver First Nation says pipeline expansion could increase spills
Kinder Morgan wants to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline to 890,000 barrels a day.
BC premier wants more pipeline safety details
BC premier calls for Trans Mountain spill response plans be made public.
First Nations say pipeline threatens culture
Tsarlip say expanded Trans Mountain pipeline threatens fishing, hunting, sites.
Benefits of Trans Mountain expansion questioned
Report urges BC to reject the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
Burnaby’s bid to block Kinder Morgan crews denied
Trans Mountain pipeline route would involve tunnelling through Burnaby Mountain.
DFO mapping BC ocean floor to prep for tanker spills
Map database will be used “to inform response in the event of an environmental emergency.”
Trans Mountain pipeline benefits to flow across Canada
Employment concentrated in BC; manufacturing jobs for Central Canada.
City of Vancouver report finds gaps in Trans Mountain pipeline pitch
Report suggests the company’s worst-case spill scenarios are not realistic.
New pipeline review rules violate charter rights, says legal challenge
Revisions introduced two years ago restrict participation in review hearings to those with a direct interest and those who have expertise to offer.