Traversing troubled waters

CONDITION 2 : World-leading marine oil-spill response, prevention and recovery systems for B.C.’s coastline and ocean to manage and mitigate the risks and costs of heavy-oil pipelines and shipments. WHAT IT MEANS: In its presentation to the Joint Review Panel for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project, the province further defined its condition, saying that a world-class marine response capacity “means ensuring that the required equipment and personnel can be mobilized in a timely and effective manner regardless of the nature and extent of the spill.” The $6.5-billion Northern Gateway oil pipeline to Kitimat and Kinder Morgan’s $5.4-billion twinning of the Trans Mountain pipeline to Burnaby would increase tanker traffic up to 1,000 trips a year.

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On Sept 19, 2023 ahead of the Climate Ambition Summit in New York City, climate activists gathered for a rally and civil disobedience outside Bank of America Tower in Midtown Manhattan as part of the March to End Fossil Fuels wave of actions resulting in multiple arrests. Activists demand Bank of America to “Defund Climate Chaos and Defend Human Rights” Photo: Erik McGregor (CC BY-NC 2.0 Deed)

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