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Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill

U.S. President Barack Obama made good Tuesday on a threat to veto a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing the two sides in the long-running controversy to a rare point of agreement: their battle is far from over.

Gaz Métro’s Sophie Brochu takes on TransCanada pipeline plan

Such differences are usually aired behind closed doors. But Sophie Brochu of Gaz Métro has broken those unwritten rules.

How To Protect Yourself From Expropriation With Copyright Law

In 1996, Peter claimed legal copyright over his land as a work of art, forcing pipeline developers to do expensive rerouting around it ever since. To meet with him, he charges land developers $500 an hour. 

Enbridge reports $80-million loss, warns Line 9B project delayed

Enbridge Inc, Canada’s largest pipeline company, reported a stronger-than-expected third-quarter profit on Wednesday as it shipped record volumes on its Mainline pipeline system.

City Circus Interviews CAEPLA’s Dave Core

In an exclusive interview, Dave Core, CEO of the national Energy and Pipeline Landowners Association tells how the Crown monopoly uses private eyes and RCMP to intimidate farmers who dare safeguard their property

Expropriated landowners not giving up yet

26 February 2015

Landowners still reeling from the news they no longer own strips of their property are adamant that their story is not over yet. Manitoba Bipole III Landowner Committee (MBLC) member Jurgen Kohler told a packed house at the Carman Legion Hall on Monday that “they still have time.”

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Strength of Canadian Pipeline Regulations

26 February 2015

Pipeline industry expert, Jake Abes, speaks about the regulatory oversight of Canada’s oil and gas transmission pipelines.

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Meetings between Kinder Morgan and feds leave no paper trail

25 February 2015

No records, no agenda, no minutes, no briefing notes. That’s what Vancouver-based economist and former ICBC CEO Robyn Allan learned from a Freedom of Information (FOI) request on senior-level meetings between the federal government and Texas-based oil giant Kinder Morgan.

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Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Bill

25 February 2015

U.S. President Barack Obama made good Tuesday on a threat to veto a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing the two sides in the long-running controversy to a rare point of agreement: their battle is far from over.

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Kinder Morgan President Says B.C. Spill Plan Doesn’t Need To Be Public

20 February 2015

An emergency response plan for the proposed $5.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will remain secret in British Columbia — even though a similar plan was recently made public in Washington state.

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Can A Pipeline Company Learn?

15 February 2015

“JUST WRITE THE DAMN CHECKS!” Happy 2015, everyone! We’re sorry we’ve been away for a while. Since before the holidays, we’ve been attending to some life-matters and over the past few weeks, we’ve been getting back into the swing of a particularly busy new semester. We do have a bit of news to share, however. Interestingly, the […]

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TransCanada Corp moves forward with Upland pipeline amid ‘extraordinarily difficult’ Keystone process

15 February 2015

As U.S. legislation to approve TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL pipeline waited Friday for a promised veto from U.S. President Barack Obama, the Calgary-based company said it would move ahead with another cross-border pipeline — this one to transport oil in the opposite direction.

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Enbridge Poised To Activate Line 9

12 February 2015

It’s all systems go for western crude to flow east through a reversed Enbridge pipeline from the Hamilton area to Montreal. Company spokesman Ken Hall says the company has installed 17 new shut-off valves at major water crossings, bringing the total to 62.

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Keystone XL approved by Congress, faces president’s veto

11 February 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to approve the long-pending Keystone XL pipeline and send the bill to President Barack Obama, who has vowed to veto it.

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Alberta looks to Alaska for new pipeline as Keystone XL delays continue

09 February 2015

Alberta is in discussions with Alaska about shipping oilsands crude through the U.S. state to the Pacific as approval for the southbound Keystone XL pipeline languishes in Washington. The Alaska plan would involve constructing a pipeline along the Mackenzie River valley and then west to existing ports on the U.S. coast

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Farm Publication Reports Manitoba Hydro Bullying of Landowners

08 February 2015

Landowners clash with Manitoba government over power line plan Manitoba landowners hope an upcoming meeting with agriculture minister Ron Kostyshyn leads to pressure on Manitoba Hydro to treat farmers better.

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Farmer seeks clarity on Bipole III

06 February 2015

Farmers along the established route for the new Bipole III transmission line are asking Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn to advocate on their behalf. While the massive high-voltage transmission project wasn’t included in Kostyshyn’s prepared remarks at Ag Days last week, it was raised following a speech Jan. 21.

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TransCanada Eminent Domain Lawsuit May Embarrass GOP Keystone XL Pipeline Supporters

05 February 2015

Sean Hannity and his friends on the Republican right must be furious about the outrageous land grab happening to private American citizens in Nebraska. Wait, what? He’s in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline project anyway? How could that be?

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Enbridge pipeline contractor wants $40K in restitution from protesters, judge to rule by mail

28 January 2015

Two protesters of a pipeline being constructed in Oxford were recently sentenced for a summer demonstration, and now the company, Precision Pipeline, wants nearly $40,000 in restitution. A Rochester Hills judge will soon decide in a written ruling whether the protesters have to pay the large sum.

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