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Landowners Group Debunks Manitoba Hydro Expropriation

Landowners Group Debunks Manitoba Hydro Expropriation.

LISTEN: MBLC exposes Crown corp on WestMan’s largest radio station

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Manitoba Bipole Landowners Committee member discusses rally outside of provincial NDP leadership convention.

Manitoba Bipole Landowners Committee member discusses rally outside of provincial NDP leadership convention.

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Murphy Oil reports leak up to 17,000 barrels in northern Alberta

Murphy Oil says up to 17,000 barrels of petroleum product have spilled at its Seal heavy oil site in northern Alberta.

The U.S.-based company says on the afternoon of March 1, it found condensate near the surface in three areas.

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TransCanada Is Seizing People’s Land To Build Keystone, But Conservatives Have Been Dead Silent

For Julia Trigg Crawford, watching TransCanada construct the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline on a corner of her 600-acre farm was “gut-wrenching.”

Crawford, who lives in Direct, Texas, had been trying since 2011 to keep the pipeline company off her property. Continue Reading

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Federal pipeline regulators push back on Enbridge’s Line 9

Federal pipeline regulators are pushing back after Enbridge asked some municipalities along its Line 9 route, which cuts across the GTA, to sign non-disclosure agreements prior to receiving complete copies of emergency plans.

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Expropriated landowners not giving up yet

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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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.

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

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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Enbridge Poised To Activate Line 9

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

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

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 Continue Reading

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Farmer seeks clarity on Bipole III

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

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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Plains Midstream to face full audit from National Energy Board over oil spills

Canada’s energy regulator has ordered a pipeline company with a recent history of large spills to do an independent audit of its entire network across four provinces.

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Canadian Association of Energy and Pipeline Landowners Associations

Pipeline Poll

Should pipeline companies be allowed to give money to police?

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