Media reports tell us that Rachel Notley and Justin Trudeau have DECIDED that the Kinder Morgan twinning scheme is the best for BC…..
these INSTANT EXPERTS offer NO EXPERTISE !
BC public needs to see a process that ,fairly and INDEPENDENTLY , shows the concerned BC public the probability of marine/shipping incidents in Douglas Channel,Burrard Inlet and the Salish Sea…before ‘DECIDING’ !
Fortunately ,our U.S. neighbours are also concerned, and they chose to ‘let science help them to decide’ to find out how increased marine traffic could/might affect our shared waters…the Salish Sea..
This recent ,independent,risk analysis report (by Washington State and EPA ) http://www.seas.gwu.edu/~dorpjr/VTRA/PSP/FINAL%20REPORT/PSP%20FINAL%20REPORT%20-%20DRAFT%20012214%20-%20HQ.pdf ….concludes…(page 157)
“…simply, ….when traffic increases ,risk increases…..there is no guarantee that risk increases ,due to traffic increases , can be fully mitigated.”
Mr. Harper might recall ,when he counselled …. ‘let science help us to decide…?
Let BC/Canada offer to collaborate with Washington State …where both countries can agree to science-based tanker routes in our jointly managed/protected waters…