The Canadian economy, still, thrives largely on our natural resources exports. We recognize that our government is ‘looking for a way’ to deal with the potential ‘environmental’ and ‘economy’ threatening features of the Enbridge and Kinder Morgan pipelines proposals !
Mr. Horgan stated today …”we need to have a credible process to evaluate the risks” http://www.straight.com/news/705261/bc-ndp-leader-john-horgan-says-kinder-morgan-pipeline-not-bcs-best-interests… EXACTLY !
All major infrastructuere presents some risk…and little has been done about seeking an expert,independent, RISK ASESSMENT of increased bitumen tanker traffic in BC’ waters…
What to do ? Find a ‘scientifically studied’, ‘less risky’ port location…….that would reduce the probabiity of a bitumen spill in our multi billion dollar environmentally sensitive, rich tourist revenue locations.. …
Yes ,build just ONE ‘COMMON SENSE’ pipeline , from Alberta, to a scientifically studied ‘minimum risk’ PORT location.
The traditional ‘bully approach’ no longer works !…The new builder/operator proposal ,must include publically acceptable shipping routes… to deliver Alberta bitumen to market.