Jeff Lewis, National Post, March 13 2013
JASPER, Alta. • The smell of crude oil lingers as Rob Scott eases his pickup truck into a pump station and stops next to a tangle of white pipelines and valves jutting from the ground.
Western Investor, 16 February 2013
It now appears increasingly unlikely that neither the $6 billion Enbridge Inc. Northern Gateway pipeline or the expansion of the Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Trans Mountain oil pipeline will be approved in British Columbia.
News Release, Wilderness Committee, January 24, 2013
This new report, Financial Liability for Kinder Morgan, analyses the insurance available to pay for oil spill response costs and damages caused by a potential marine-based oil spill resulting from the proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline.The report was co-authored by the Living Oceans Society, Georgia Strait Alliance, West Coast Environmental Law and the Wilderness Committee, and addresses the fact that Kinder Morgan’s new Trans Mountain Pipeline proposal represents an exponential increase in the risk of a major marine-based oil spill affecting the Salish Sea’s most populous region—including the Cities of Vancouver and Victoria and the Southern Gulf Islands.
Zoe McKnight, Vancouver Sun, December 14, 2012
First Nations leaders signed an indigenous legal declaration on Thursday, banning pipelines and oil tanker traffic in British Columbia in a further attempt to halt Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway project.
Opposition to Enbridge Grows as First Nations and Mayor of Vancouver Stand Together Against Threat of Oil Tankers and Pipelines
News Release, Yinka Dene Alliance, December 13, 2012
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson proclaims "Save the Fraser Declaration Day" recognizing need to protect rivers and coast from tar sands threat
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 13, 2012) - (Coast Salish Territories) - Opposition to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project continued to gain momentum today as the Tahltan Central Council, the Tahltan Band Council and the BC Metis Federation signed the Save the Fraser Declaration, an indigenous law declaration banning tar sands pipelines and tankers from crossing British Columbia, signed by over 130 First Nations.
Jennifer Moreau, Burnaby Now, October 11, 2012
Roughly 250 people packed Confederation Seniors' Centre Wednesday night for the first public town hall meeting organized by a Burnaby residents' group opposing Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion plan.
Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail, Aug. 04 2012
VANCOUVER — It is a sunny Sunday and Vancouver is doing what it does best: looking pretty and post-industrial. Morning lights up the downtown’s glass horizon. A half-dozen scooters rip down the road in a platoon. Cyclists swish past Zipcar lots, kayakers and stand-up paddle surfers ply the waters.
Post Carbon Institute, July 2012
Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun, July 17, 2012
Kinder Morgan says Trans Mountain project has seen only small leaks in the last decade
By Mike De Souza, Postmedia News, June 17, 2012
Canadian Press, Vancouver Sun, May 29 2012
METRO VANCOUVER - A Greenpeace protest in Vancouver aimed at an oil pipeline expansion project was blown slightly off course Tuesday morning.
By Jeffrey Jones, Reuters, Vancouver Sun, May 24, 2012
Expansion downsized after fewer shippers sign contracts
By Michael Byers, Seattle Times, May 17 2012
Canada's disregard for the impacts of selling oil sands to China will lead to the near-inevitability of another Exxon Valdez-type spill in U.S. waters, writes guest columnist Michael Byers.
Robyn Allan, May 6 2012
British Columbians have been told the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline and Marine Terminal represents 220 tankers a year when it could be upwards of 340 per year.
By Claudia Cattaneo, Financial Post, April 27, 2012
Pushback to expansion has already begun
CBC News, 26 Apr 2012
City council and Park Board gird for battle over Kinder Morgan twinning project
The City of Vancouver is ramping up efforts to oppose the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion from Alberta to the Burnaby end of Vancouver Harbour.
Steven Ewart, Calgary Herald, April 20 2012
The focal point of the oilsands debate, which moved from the pastoral U.S. Midwest to the pristine B.C. wilderness, has now shifted to the decidedly troubled waters off Canada's West Coast in response to a plan to ship more oil through the port at Vancouver.
Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun, April 20 2012
VANCOUVER — As yet another proposal emerges to carry ever-greater volumes of Alberta oil to the West Coast, British Columbians have every good reason to ask: What's in it for us?
BC Almanac, CBC, 17 Apr 2012
Mark Forsyth interviews Kinder Morgan's Ian Anderson about the Trans Mountain Expansion project.
By Ashley Ahearn, NWPR, April 13 2012
Canadian pipeline operators are considering expanding the line that brings oil from the Alberta Oil Sands to Western British Columbia. Environmentalists and others say that raises the potential for oil spills in Northwest waters and, it involves a different type of oil.
Jeff Lee & Brian Morton, Vancouver Sun, April 14 2012
Oil pipeline expansion to be 40 per cent larger than anticipated on strong demand
David Ebner & Justine Hunter, Globe and Mail, Apr. 12, 2012
VANCOUVER AND VICTORIA— Stephen Harper’s ambition to feed Canadian resources to customers in Asia is going to hit a thunderous clash of opposition in Vancouver after a major U.S. pipeline company announced that it will go ahead with a $5-billion plan to more than double the output of a pipeline moving oil from Alberta to the Vancouver harbour, with a tanker-a-day proposed to export it.
Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project has yet to be formalized in an application to the National Energy Board. Until then, there is very little substantial information available.
News Release, Kinder Morgan, April 12 2012
Customers Submit Binding Bids for 660,000 Barrels Per Day
Next Steps - Extensive Engagement and Regulatory Review
By Paul J. Henderson, Chilliwack Times, with files from Vancouver Sun and Burnaby Now, March 15, 2012
Few people aware of company's plans to twin a crude oil pipeline that runs right through our city