PIPELINES ROUTE RISK ASSESSMENT REMAINS UNRESOLVED..

PM Harper , promised to produce a BC coast risk assessment .Where is this study ??Our new leader promised to ‘listen and use science’ … we’ve see little science …See two links ;https://www.seas.gwu.edu/~dorpjr/VTRA/PSP/FINAL%20REPORT/PSP%20FINAL%20REPORT%20-%20DRAFT%20012214%20-%20HQ.pdf

Risk assessment professors say …Page 157   CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS A detailed consideration of traffic levels is particularly important as one moves forward to considering risk and POTENTIAL changes in risk from the commercial projects being proposed for the northern Puget Sound and southern British Columbia ….

To put it simply, keeping everything else the same, when traffic increases risk increases, unless mitigated. Further, there is no guarantee that risk increases due to traffic increases can be fully mitigated.

http://www.burnabynow.com/news/kinder-morgan-s-final-argument-the-project-is-in-the-public-interest-1.2133616

Kinder Morgan(Trans Mountain)  bean counters say this…

“Trans Mountain submits that by building on its existing system, paralleling the existing right-of-way and implementing well-known and proven mitigation, there are no environmental or social impacts that cannot be mitigated,” the report states..

Let our scientists locate the least risky marine routes….and act accordingly Mr. PM…

 

 

 

 

 

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