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David Suzuki: Northern Gateway Approval Flies in Face of Democracy and Global Warming

This is a guest post by David Suzuki. There was little doubt the federal government would approve the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project , regardless of public opposition or evidence presented against it. The prime minister indicated he wanted the pipeline built before the Joint Review Panel hearings even began. Ad campaigns , opponents demonized as foreign-funded radicals , gutted environmental laws and new pipeline and tanker regulations designed in part to mollify the B.C. government made the federal position even more clear. Canadian resource policy is becoming increasingly divorced from democracy. Two infamous omnibus bills eviscerated hard-won legislation protecting Canada's water and waterways and eased obstacles for the joint review process, which recommended approval of the $7.9-billion project, subject to 209 conditions. The government has now agreed to t...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/2014/06/21/david-suzuki-norther...

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