Kinder Morgan

Last of fish spawning deterrent mats removed by Kinder Morgan, says NEB

NEB had not authorized installation of the deterrent mats, says now that “further enforcement action” being considered In early Sept, the National Energy Board ordered Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC to remove plastic snow fence material laid down in the beds of eight streams during mid-August prevent fish from spawning in the area. The NEB reported Tuesday that as […]

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Pipeline integrity programs: Is a 5,000 barrel Keystone-style leak likely in Canada?

CEPA says pipeline integrity program begun in 2010 is showing results, data suggests pipeline leaks are declining Thanks, TransCanada, your timing couldn’t have been worse. Spilling 5,000 barrels of crude oil in South Dakota in mid-Nov. just as construction begins on the Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline has again stoked British Columbia pipeline opposition. But the

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Trans Mountain Expansion given permission by NEB to ignore City of Burnaby bylaws

Burnaby says City staff processed permit requests in timely fashion, “shocked” by NEB’s Trans Mountain Expansion decision The Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline project does not have to comply with City of Burnaby bylaws, according to the National Energy Board, which issued its decision Thursday afternoon. The federal regulator says it will provide reasons for the decision at

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Kinder Morgan shares drop as investors fret about permit delays for Trans Mountain Expansion

Kinder Morgan loses $75 million revenue for every month delay to Trans Mountain Expansion project Kinder Morgan Canada shares fell on Tuesday after the company reported its $7.4 billion Trans Mountain Expansion project could miss its expected September 2019 start date. Kinder Morgan released its Financial Expectations for 2018, which pushes back start of construction

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Canada will probably win legal fight with BC over Trans Mountain Expansion, but at what cost?

Federal government enjoys exclusive constitutional jurisdiction over inter-provincial pipelines, can over-ride Province, municipalities on Trans Mountain Expansion permitting British Columbia’s strategy of delaying permits for the Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline may be working. Project proponent Kinder Morgan says that it is pushing back the start of construction nine months and if there is further “regulatory uncertainty,”

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Trudeau gov’t supports Trans Mountain appeal to NEB

Trans Mountain appealed to NEB over local permits for project Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr released a statement Wednesday supporting Kinder Morgan’s appeal to the National Energy Board over obtaining local permits required for construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion. “The Government has taken an important step to ensure that when a

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Trans Mountain Expansion route hearings for concerned Alberta, BC landowners – NEB

NEB received 22 statements of opposition to Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline for segments 3 and 4 in interior BC The National Energy Board (NEB) will hear from Alberta and interior B.C. landowners who have raised concerns with the detailed route of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project, according to an NEB press release. The 1,147 km pipeline

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Westridge Terminal fence is not ‘militarized’ but it is being deliberately politicized

Flap over Westridge Terminal fence just another talking point for rage-fueled anti-pipeline Vancouver political narrative Twitter is aflutter this morning with news that Kinder Morgan has erected a fence around its Westridge Terminal in Burnaby while workers construct a three-berth dock complex as part of the Trans Mountain Expansion project. Activists are shocked – shocked!

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B.C., Alberta Governments enter fray in Kinder Morgan dispute with Burnaby

“We have been clear and consistent that we will use every tool available to defend B.C.’s coast” VICTORIA – The British Columbia provincial government will appear before the National Energy Board (NEB) on constitutional issues relating to Trans Mountain work at the Burnaby and Westridge marine terminals, according to a British Columbia government press release.

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Trans Mountain pipeline expansion review flawed: Opponents’ lawyers

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would almost triple capacity Lawyers arguing on behalf of opponents to Kinder Morgan’s expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline say aboriginal, environmental and some local governments were not sufficiently consulted on the proposed project. Elin Sigurdson, lawyer for the opponents, argued at a judicial review of the project held in Vancouver,

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