By Jeffrey Jones, Reuters, Vancouver Sun, May 24, 2012
Expansion downsized after fewer shippers sign contracts
Editorial, Battle Creek Enquirer, May 18, 2012
Replacement plan merits federal review
Enbridge Energy’s plan to replace more than 200 miles of Line 6B may be a lot of things, but it’s not a maintenance project, and it merits a lot more scrutiny that it seems to be getting.
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.
Ian Kullgren, Michigan Live, May 10 2012
MARSHALL, MI — Enbridge officials detailed plans Thursday to build a new oil pipeline through Kalamazoo County and other parts of Lower Michigan, replacing the old line that caused an environmental catastrophe when more than 800,000 gallons of oil leaked into the Kalamazoo River in July 2010.
Vanessa Lu, The Star, May 9, 2012
Dozens of police and security guards were out in full force outside the King Edward hotel on Wednesday as protesters were marching toward the venue.
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.
Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist, May 06, 2012
As risks rise, so do concerns about our readiness
Matthew Daly, Associated Press, May 4 2012
WASHINGTON — The Canadian company trying to build the disputed Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. submitted a new application for the project Friday after changing the route to avoid environmentally sensitive land in Nebraska.
TZEPORAH BERMAN, Globe and Mail, May 02, 2012
“Mommy, why does the government think you are a terrorist?”
The question came from my son the day after the news media reported that the federal government was contemplating changing the definition of domestic terrorism to include environmentalism.
By Claudia Cattaneo, Financial Post, April 27, 2012
Pushback to expansion has already begun
Alexis Stoymenoff, Vancouver Observer, Apr 23rd, 2012
First let me say that my background is all in the Marine industry, first as a professional Master Mariner with worldwide seagoing experience and secondly ashore in ship management.
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.
By John Kemp, Reuters, Calgary Herald, April 20, 2012
LONDON — Hydraulic fracturing has already transformed the North American gas industry, and has the potential to revolutionize gas production and eventually oil output worldwide.
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.
By Dan Healing, Calgary Herald, April 21, 2012
Workers flock to North Dakota
In the overheated Williston oilpatch, no one asks where you live.
Instead, they ask, "Where are you staying?" and then, "Where are you from?"
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?
By April 19, 2012, The Tyee,
Greg Palast, Eco Watch, 20 Apr 2012
Two years before the Deepwater Horizon blow-out in the Gulf of Mexico, another BP off-shore rig suffered a nearly identical blow-out, but BP concealed the first one from the U.S. regulators and Congress.
Steve Horn, DeSmogBlog, April 20 2012
Dave Fehling, State Impact, NPR, April 18 2012
Steve Cornwell, Rabble.ca, April 18 2012
Joe Wertz, StateImpact, NPR, April 17 2012
This is the first of a four-part collaborative series by StateImpact Oklahoma and Texas on the economic and environmental impact of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Oklahoma is in an unlikely economic predicament: It has too much oil.
BC Almanac, CBC, 17 Apr 2012
Mark Forsyth interviews Kinder Morgan's Ian Anderson about the Trans Mountain Expansion project.
Damien Gillis, TheCanadian.org, 13 Apr 2012
30 year-old William Housty's powerhouse presentation to the National Energy Board's Enbridge hearings in his community of Bella Bella. William describes the history, language and culture of his people in fascinating detail - and how the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline and Tar Sands supertankers transiting the waters of his people's territory would destroy their traditional way of life. A must-watch!
Jeff Lee & Brian Morton, Vancouver Sun, April 14 2012
Oil pipeline expansion to be 40 per cent larger than anticipated on strong demand