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Within a few weeks, the National Energy Board will come out for or against the Line 9B Reversal. If the project is approved, tar sands crude could soon flow through Quebec.
Last Friday, international pipeline safety expert Richard Kuprewicz and energy economists Ian Goodman and Brigid Rowan expressed concerns about the Enbridge Line 9B Reversal and Line 9 Capacity expansion project at National Energy Board (NEB) hearings in Toronto. Richard Kuprewicz explained his assessment of a "high risk of rupture on Line 9 in the early years of the...
Toronto's FInch subway station: where things could go wrong Toronto, October 18, 2013 – International independent experts have raised serious doubts about the safety and economic benefits of the Line 9B reversal. Their reports have been filed as expert testimony with the National Energy Board in the Line 9B case, which is being heard in Toronto until Saturday.
Communiqué - 18 October 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, Enbridge, National Energy Board (NEB), Tar sands toolkit
A new SOM survey commissioned by Equiterre indicates that two thirds (64%) of Quebecers would be in favour of an independent environmental assessment by the Quebec government to evaluate the risks of bringing tar sands crude to Quebec. This finding comes as Enbridge seeks permission from the National Energy Board (NEB) to reverse the flow in a section of its Line 9 pipeline...
Actualité - 3 July 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, National Energy Board (NEB), Tar sands toolkit
Montreal, March 26, 2013 - Environmental groups in the United States, Ontario and Quebec have criticised the limited mandate of the National Energy Board (NEB) and the lack of transparency from Enbridge regarding the energy giant’s proposed reversal of its 9B oil pipeline. On March 21, the groups informed the NEB of their concerns regarding a draft “List of Issues...
Communiqué - 26 March 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, National Energy Board (NEB)
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...
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 allows 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....
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 allows 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....
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
Montreal, July 30, 2012 – Equiterre was disappointed by the decision issued late last Friday night, allowing Enbridge to reverse the flow of oil in the section of the Line 9 pipeline between Sarnia and Westover, Ontario. Equiterre, along with other Canadian and American environmental groups, participated in the National Energy Board (NEB) hearings on this project.