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Property rights group visits Sangudo

“David versus Goliath.” That’s how CAEPLA—the Canadian Association of Energy and Pipeline Landowner Associations—characterizes the relationship between landowners and pipeline companies that want to build pipelines through their land.

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Meetings between Kinder Morgan and feds leave no paper trail

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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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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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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Energy East Pipeline: TransCanada Halts Work On Terminal Near Endangered Belugas

TransCanada Corp. is halting all work on an oil terminal in eastern Quebec in response to concerns the project could hurt a beluga habitat.

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Political Interference is Preventing Pipeline Safety

TransCanada Pipeline’s Energy East project has run into some serious opposition in Ontario and Quebec.

The premiers of those provinces have joined forces to effectively shake down the $12-Billion, 4,400 km pipeline in the name of the environment, safety, and benefits for their respective provinces.

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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. Continue Reading

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Hampton-area man may win Energy East route fight, group says

The head of a national landowners’ lobby group says a Hampton-area man may succeed in diverting TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Energy East pipeline away from his property.

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Landowner refuses to surrender property for Energy East pipeline

Rick Verge was shocked when a TransCanada land agent knocked on his door in Titusville, N.B., last year and offered him $1000 to conduct a land survey in exchange for his signature. He refused. Continue Reading

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NEB – Government of Canada Pipeline Regulations: Criminalization of Farming?

The National Energy Board (NEB) is at it again, proposing new regulations that directly affect pipeline landowner’s property rights and freedoms.

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Enbridge asks NEB to revisit directive for valve shut-off on Line 9 pipeline

Enbridge Inc. says it should not be required to install shut-off valves at every major water crossing of its Line 9 oil pipeline because it has a smarter way to minimize potential leaks from the line.

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Enbridge stands ground, tells National Energy Board that Line 9 design is safe

Enbridge Inc. insists in a regulatory filing that its design for the Line 9 pipeline through southern Ontario has the right shut-off valve configuration to minimize the risk to waterways and reservoirs in the event of a rupture.

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Kinder Morgan pipeline study allowed on Burnaby Mountain, rules NEB

The National Energy Board has sided with Kinder Morgan in a dispute with the City of Burnaby over access to Burnaby
Mountain.

The company can proceed with necessary studies of its preferred pipeline route through the mountain without the city’s consent.

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Is Canada headed for a pipeline bubble?

The National Energy Board hearings into the Kinder-Morgan TransMountain pipeline expansion will not consider the climate change impact of oil production or oil combustion associated with the pipeline project. Continue Reading

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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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