Are we to see the end of both of BC’s poorly conceived pipelines schemes ! Each would result in large bitumen laden tankers UNNECESSARILY traversing some of BC’ most environmentally sensitive waters—where multibillion billions in revenues are generated from related businesses …!
Pipelines and oil tankers are here to stay…and our government WILL APPROVE ALL NECESSARY INFRASTRUCTURE (oil,gas, sewer,water etc. pipelines,rail,highways,
etc..)so long as it determines that these facilities are ‘in the National Interest’….For pipelines , the public must rely on it’s government appointed PROTECTOR,the NEB,to deal ,openly, with project concerns..
So why the kerfuffle about our BC,wannabe, pipe-liners –the NEB and politicians failed to listen..!!
What to do…to ensure those vital ,national ,export revenues are earned ,which support Canada’s relatively high standard of living …Start again—by NEGOTIATING,not bullying, with those that could be affected.
The new gang in Ottawa surely will see the need for public involvement and approve a publically acceptable,common sense ,simpler pipelines scheme that will, more safely, deliver the Alberta bitumen to world markets.