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There will not be a real Kinder Morgan Pipeline Hearing

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMAccording to the City of Burnaby’s lawyer, Greg McDade,  there will not be a real hearing on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline project.  Despite the many public statements by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Premier Christy Clark and Kinder Morgan, people opposing  the project will not get an opportunity to properly present their case or to cross examine Kinder Morgan. They will submit written statements to the National Energy Board, with no assurance the panel will even read them.
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Kitimat Votes NO! to the Northern Gateway Pipeline

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMAs only British Columbian town held a plebiscite, there is a sense in which they spoke for all of us.  I hope the message goes straight to the Premier’s office. Kitimat Votes NO! to the Northern Gateway Pipeline
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Legality of Pipeline Research in BC’s Parks Being Questioned

By Roy L Hales

When they were granted a license last November, the regulations stated Trans Mountain “must contribute to the scientific knowledge of the protected area(s).” They were conducting a feasibility study that was the preliminary step to building a pipeline. Now the legality of pipeline research in BC’s parks is being questioned .
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Kitimat Residents saying No! to a Pipeline

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMA symbolic fight for British Columbia’s future is underway. A little town, with less than 10,000 people, is being given the choice denied to the rest of us. A plebiscite in which there will be some, possibly many, Kitimat Residents saying No! to a pipeline.
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2,000 Apply to speak at Kinder Morgan Pipeline Hearing

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMThe deadline for applications to speak at the National Energy Board’s hearing on the proposed Kinder Morgan (Trans-Mountain) Pipeline expansion proposal is over. Around 2,000 applicants came forward. Several Lower Mainland communities, the governments of BC, Alberta and Washington, as well as 40 First Nations (4 of which came from Washington state) have applied.
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