With the federal government’s approval of Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline this afternoon, First Nations across the province say they’re ready for the battle of a generation.
Among the 468 people rejected outright from participating in the National Energy Board’s Kinder Morgan pipeline hearings next year, one professional planner is calling the process “Kafkaesque” — and now questions its legitimacy altogether.
Public hearings for TransMountain’s oilsands pipeline expansion begin next January.
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Critics of a proposal to increase thermal coal exports through Port Metro Vancouver by 7.5% — or between four and eight million tons annually – are questioning a recent report that ruled the project would have no significant environmental or health impact.
A controversial proposal to boost coal exports to Asia through the Lower Mainland has moved a step forward with a positive environmental review released Monday.
Newly released documents suggest Port Metro Vancouver, the federal regulator reviewing a plan to expand the region’s coal exports, donated to a coal industry lobby conference in September but attempted to hide its sponsorship.
As North American producers massively ramp up plans to export coal to Asia, B.C. figures large in their plans — and in opposition efforts of citizens worried about climate change.
One of Canada’s top constitutional lawyers is taking the Conservative government to court over increasing restrictions on who can speak at energy board hearings — and what they are allowed to say.