Skip to Content

Oil transportation

All related content, beginning with Projects, Solutions and our most recent additions, e.g., News or blog posts. To find a specific page, please use Search.

A new report released this week by the Council of Canadians and Équiterre says that an oil spill in Lac Saint-Pierre on the St. Lawrence River would cost billions to clean up – far more than the liability limit in Canada. Proposed export shipments from Energy East and Suncor could double the number of shipments and double the size of the shipments on the St....
Actualité - 10 February 2015 - Tag : Climate change, Oil spill, Oil transportation, Tar sands toolkit
 Coalition of environmental groups call for rejection of Line 9 reversal proposal Montreal/Toronto - August 9th 2013 – Evidence submitted this week to the National Energy Board (NEB) regarding Enbridge’s application to reverse its Line 9 oil pipeline through Quebec and Ontario raised new concerns about the safety of the project. International pipeline safety...
The volume of oil spilled during and after the Lac-Mégantic train derailment earlier this month is now estimated at about 5.7 million litres, according to Quebec’s Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks in a press release issued late yesterday. If this figure proves correct, this oil spill will have been the worst yet in North America, except for...
Actualité - 23 July 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, Lac-Mégantic, Oil dependency, Oil transportation