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    Pipelines and Supertankers

    Kinder Morgan Bait & Switch: Backdoor pipeline to Washington State refineries could save Trans Mountain Expansion

    Could a backdoor route to Washington State refineries be the real endgame for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion? Joyce Nelson reveals troubling details behind Governor Jay Inslee's opposition to the Kinder Morgan project an...


    Why I got arrested for blocking Kinder Morgan

    Vancouver writer and activist Kyle Farquharson explains his decision to get arrested for blocking Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion, asking, "How can an enterprise serve Canada’s 'national interest' while undermining the bes...



    Constitutional expert debunks “National Interest” argument for Kinder Morgan pipeline

    Read this April 13 Desmog Canada article on lawyer Jack Woodward’s view that the “National Interest” – often cited as a basis for forcing through the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion pipeline – doesn̵...


    NEB shuts down Kinder Morgan pipeline hearing website for 'maintenance'

    There is virtually zero Asian demand for Alberta bitumen, new Kinder Morgan analysis reveals

    Read this essential analysis from Mitchell Anderson in The Tyee, torpedoing the argument that Alberta needs Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion in order to capitalize on pent up Asian demand for its bitumen:...



    On Energy & First Nations, politicians want to have their cake and eat it too

    Building pipelines is necessary for fighting climate change. We can respect First Nations while violating their rights...at least according to Canada's political leaders, who want to have their cake and eat it too.


    Horgan’s right on Kinder Morgan, even if he got Site C wrong

    John Horgan may have got Site C Dam wrong, but he deserves kudos for standing up for British Columbians and our environment against the threats posed by Kinder Morgan, says Damien Gillis.



    Rafe to Horgan: Get Serious about Kinder Morgan, Woodfibre LNG

    Rafe Mair has a message for Premier John Horgan: "If Kinder Morgan happens on your watch, do you think voters will forgive you because some lawsuits were threatened?...Not a very good start, Mr. Horgan, not a good start at all."


    True Patriot Love: Why the Kinder Morgan pipeline will never be built

    Rafe Mair explains BC's pipeline opposition to the rest of Canada: "Kinder Morgan has sharpened divisions in Canada - but one can hardly blame British Columbians for that when their sole purpose has been simply to support the h...



    Rafe: NDP-Green pact should mean good riddance to Kinder Morgan, but Liberal opposition won’t make life easy

    John Horgan and Andrew Weaver's NDP-Green pact is good news for the environment and BC's fiscal health, but the Liberal Opposition can still make life very difficult for them, says Rafe Mair.


    Rafe Mair: Rachel Notley can go to hell for threatening BC over pipeline

    Rachel Notley says BC has no right to turn down pipelines from Alberta. Lifelong British Columbian and constitutional expert Rafe Mair says she can go to hell.