30 Nov '11, 4pm

Second Canadian tar sands pipeline poses major threats, report warns #northerngateway #canada

30 Nov 2011: Second Canadian Pipeline Poses Major Threats, Report Says A new report warns that a proposed $5.3 billion pipeline that would link Canada’s tar sands to the Pacific coast poses potential threats to native communities, wildlife, and the region’s salmon fisheries . Enbridge Inc., whose 730-mile Northern Gateway Pipeline would transport 525,000 barrels of crude oil across As Alberta’s Tar Sands Boom, Foes Target Project’s Lifelines Exploiting North America’s largest oil deposit has destroyed vast stretches of Canadian forest. Now opponents are battling the controversial pipelines that would move the oil to market. READ THE e360 REPORT British Columbia daily, has not addressed the vulnerability of the pipeline to rupture in the face of natural threats, including extreme weather and rockslides, according to the report by the Natural Resources Defense Council, the P...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/second_canadian_pipeline_pose...

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