This is an Interview with Ecojustice lawyer Barry Robinson about the Joint Review Panel outcome and more. Barry acted as legal counsel to three environmental groups in the Joint Review Panel hearings into the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.
A regulatory panel recommended the government approve pipeline construction through lands held by native peoples. Canada’s three-person panel said the potential $6.5 billion revenue outweighed environmental concerns and native property rights.
Today, the long awaited Joint Review Panel released a lengthy report recommending approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline but with 209 conditions. Environmental groups vow to stop it for the sake of our climate, land and water.
The Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands (MI-CATS) began a campaign designed to disrupt the expansion of Enbridge’s tar sands pipeline in July. Monday, activists staged a “tree sit” in the area under construction.
Canadian pipeline company Enbridge announced plans to build a US $1.3 billion southern extension to its Northern Alberta Woodland oil pipeline to connect the company’s Cheecham Terminal to its Edmonton Terminal and nearby refineries.
The B.C. Liberal government rejected the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project shortly after they were elected to office. The project was fraught with conflict, and analysis of evidence for this pipeline approval was thorough and relentless.
The battle between Alberta and British Columbia over the Northern Gateway pipeline project intensifies and continues with no sign of it letting up as Premiers Alison Redford and Christy Clark have a ‘frosty’ meeting in Calgary, Alberta.
Oil and gas giant Enbridge is fighting to build a 700 mile tar sands pipeline from Alberta to the British Columbia coast, despite massive public opposition. In their ads promoting the pipeline, they have removed islands from the map.
A scathing report by the U.S. National Transportation Board into the 2010 Enbridge oil spill into the Kalamazoo River in Michigan has not been included as evidence in the company's assessment of the risks associated with the pipeline.
A battle continues intensifying over Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline which would transport Alberta tar sands oil to the Pacific coast of British Columbia, with opponents of the project noting “it’s going to be war.”
Prince Rupert -
A huge rally took to the streets on Saturday in British Columbia’s Prince Rupert, opposing Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline which would transport Alberta tar sands to Kitimat, primary access point along the province’s northwest coast.
Pipeline giant Enbridge of Calgary, Alberta, admits that is footing the bill for a northern advocacy group in British Columbia to generate community support for its proposed $4.5 billion pipeline project.