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#KinderMorgan Pipeline Expansion Project in #Canada Threatens Critically Endangered Killer Whales

For Immediate Release, September 30, 2016 Contact: Kristen Monsell, (510) 844-7137, [email protected] Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project in Canada Threatens Critically Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales Pipeline Company Has Long History of Spills, Accidents in United States OTTAWA— The Center for Biological Diversity today urged the Canadian government to reject Kinder Morgan’s proposal to build a 613-mile pipeline so it can transport dirty Alberta tar sands oil to the United States and China. The pipeline would run from Edmonton, Alberta to Burnaby, British Columbia, where the oil would be loaded onto tankers and shipped through critical habitat for endangered Southern Resident killer whales, a species with fewer than 85 individual animals left. Kinder Morgan has had at least 184 leaks and other pipeline incidents caused by corr...

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