This one appears to be coming from the 60 year-old Transmountain pipeline and it’s in a provincial park.
Several top federal officials are planning to meet with senior First Nations leaders in British Columbia later this month in an attempt to break an impasse over planned major pipeline projects facing resistance from Indigenous communities in the province, according to a letter obtained by APTN National News.
There’s been an oil spill from the Trans-Mountain pipeline in British Columbia.
British Columbia’s NDP leader Adrian Dix says that if he’s elected premier he would withdraw from the current environmental assessment of the Northern Gateway pipeline project and set up a made-in B.C. review instead.
The National Energy Board has given a green light for an increase of 27,000 barrels of oil to pass daily through the Trans-Mountain pipeline which run from refineries in Edmonton to Burnaby, B.C.
The area round the controversial Prosperity mine site was once a no-go zone for development. The provincial government put a stop to much smaller projects a few years ago citing concerns over fish habitat and First Nations rights.