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Time and time again, oil and gas pipeline projects are given the green light, even though Canada has committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Do you know why? Part of the blame lies with the National Energy Board (NEB), which is responsible for reviewing energy projects in Canada. When the NEB was created in 1959, climate change was not an issue. Today, the oil and gas...
Actualité - 14 August 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, National Energy Board (NEB)
Montréal, 12 December 2016 – The nomination of three new board members will allow the National Energy Board (NEB) to relaunch its review of the Energy East pipeline project proposed by TransCanada. Équiterre is of the opinion that the next panel charged with the review must restart the evaluation process from the beginning in order to demonstrate its impartiality.
Communiqué - 12 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Energy East, National Energy Board (NEB)
The Trudeau Government cannot trust this broken process   Montreal, September 9th 2016 - Équiterre reacted to the announcement by the NEB of the recusal of the two Panel Members who had a secret meeting with Premier Jean Charest in 2015, by underscoring that the Trudeau Government cannot hope to rely upon the recommendations of the NEB to make enlightened decisions on...
Communiqué - 9 September 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, National Energy Board (NEB)
Ottawa, ON – More than 50 groups from across Canada have sent a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and Natural Resources Minister Carr urging the federal government to overhaul the National Energy Board (NEB) before, not after, it decides how to proceed with the two proposed oil pipelines. The groups include 26 participants in the Energy East pipeline process, as well as...
Communiqué - 8 September 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, National Energy Board (NEB), TransCanada
Montreal, September 1, 2016 - Équiterre reacted to the statement made by the Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr, concerning the alleged lack of transparency and impartiality of the National Energy Board regarding the case of the Energy East hearings. "We are pleased that, like us, the federal government is concerned with the appearance of conflict of interest and...
Communiqué - 1 September 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, National Energy Board (NEB)
More than sixty groups across Canada are asking the National Energy Board (NEB) to close TransCanada’s Energy East application and keep it closed until the broken federal regulatory process is fixed. Groups, including environmental, civic, arts, justice and peace organizations, sent their request in a letter to NEB chair Peter Watson asking that TransCanada’s new,...
Toronto, May 13, 2015 – More than sixty groups across Canada are asking the National Energy Board (NEB) to close TransCanada’s Energy East application and keep it closed until the broken federal regulatory process is fixed.
In a surprising reversal, the National Energy Board (NEB) has sent a rather firmly worded letter to Enbridge, telling the company that it cannot proceed as planned with the reversal of its Line 9B pipeline until meeting all the conditions imposed by the NEB.
On March 6, the National Energy Board (NEB) approved Enbridge's plan to reverse the flow and increase the capacity in its Line 9B pipeline.
Actualité - 12 March 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Enbridge, Line 9, National Energy Board (NEB), Organization, Tar sands