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Montreal, October 1, 2013 – In anticipation of the National Energy Board hearing next week in Montreal on Enbridge’s proposed Line 9B reversal and Line 9 capacity expansion project, municipalities are joining forces with citizens’ and environmental groups to reiterate safety and environmental concerns about the project.
Communiqué - 1 October 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, City of Montreal, Climate change, Enbridge, Tar sands
The 60-year-old Portland-Montreal Pipe Line, a pipeline system running from Maine to Quebec, is a critical link in efforts to move tar sands oil to the East Coast. Energy companies are now pushing for this pipeline to be reversed to carry tar sands crude oil. Communities throughout Quebec and New England are organizing to fight this reversal.
The pipeline company Enbridge has asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for permission to reverse the flow in its Line 9 pipeline and to use it to carry tar sands crude to Montreal. Equiterre senior director Steven Guilbeault will: explain the risks propose alternatives to tar sands oil A great way to find out what you can do! Brought to you by Equiterre in...
The pipeline company Enbridge has asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for permission to reverse the flow in its Line 9 pipeline and to use it to carry tar sands crude to Montreal. Equiterre senior director Steven Guilbeault will explain the risks of such a project and propose alternatives to tar sands oil.  Find out what you can do! Brought to you by Equiterre in...
If the National Energy Board okays the reversal of the section of the Line 9 pipeline between North Westover, Ontario and Montreal, then tar sands oil could soon flow through the following regions of Quebec: Montérégie, the lower Laurentians, Lanaudière, Laval, Montreal and the Eastern Townships.  To help you assess the risk to your community, we have joined forces with...
Actualité - 7 March 2013 - Tag : Sharing expertise, Tar sands
Montreal, February 21, 2013 – The National Energy Board (NEB) will be holding a public information session this evening at the Royal Versailles Hotel in Montreal regarding Enbridge’s proposed reversal of its 9B pipeline, which runs between North Westover, Ontario, and Montreal. Équiterre is asking residents of Montreal and the surrounding area to attend the session...
Communiqué - 21 February 2013 - Tag : Enbridge, Tar sands
The pipeline company Enbridge has asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for permission to reverse the flow in its Line 9 pipeline and to use it to carry tar sands crude to Montreal. The NEB invites citizens to participate in the process. Find out how at this meeting, where Equiterre cofounder and deputy director Steven Guilbeault will talk about alternatives to tar sands oil....
First there was Enbridge, now there is TransCanada. The risk is greater, but so are our chances of winning.
Actualité - 4 February 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, Public talks, Sharing expertise, Steven Guilbeault, Tar sands
Enbridge's former Trailbreaker project would have reversed the flow in existing pipelines to ship crude from the tar sands to Portland, Maine by way of Ontario and Quebec. Has this controversial project been revived? The National Energy Board (NEB) has already approved a reversal for an Ontario portion of the project, and is currently considering whether to extend the reversal...
On November 29, Canada's mega-oil pipeline company, Enbridge, officially asked the National Energy Board (NEB) for permission to reverse the flow, increase the capacity, and transport heavy crude in the section of its Line 9 pipeline that extends from North Westover, Ontario to Montreal. This would open the door to bringing heavy crude from Alberta's tar sands to New England...
Actualité - 10 December 2012 - Tag : Advocacy, Enbridge, National Energy Board (NEB), Tar sands