A reader tells the Vancouver Sun … about “carcinogenic effect of Dilbit or the fumes from resulting fire “ … …says it’s ”ridiculous to expand …hazardous chemicals ..in a highly populated area”…and ”the Kinder Morgan(KM) ..expansion should not be allowed “! http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Wednesday+Give+vaccines+shot/10784877/story.html
Should we assume that KM would will design or ‘beef up’ aging facilities in anticipation that disastrous, oft mentioned , EARTHQUAKE (the BIG ONE !)—Billions already spent by government reinforcing and rebuilding public infrastructure .
To comfort ‘we nervous peasants’ , let KM provide us a list of all safety(earthquake preparedness) plans for existing aging and new facilities—!
The BETTER plan is for no new ,UNNECESSARY, tanks , pipelines,….or tankers in our busy ,environmentaly sensitive waters—where many businesses thrive to generate billions in revenue for owners and government…
Until such time as we see a scientifically, independently developed bitumen ocean spill containment and recovery device—here’a KISS plan ;build one combined pipelines system from Alberta to Port Simpson –which provides open ocean access to world markets..for Alberta bitumen .
Imagine the joy in Harper Land should Enbridge and Kinder Morgan seize this opportunity to help out their friend !