Controversial Corporate Greenwasher Patrick Moore Stumps for Enbridge
Read this interview from The Prince George Citizen from November 9, 2011 with controversial former Greenpeace co-founder and corporate greenwasher (Mr. Moore has stumped for a wide range of environmentally destructive companies, including the fish farm and logging industries), who comes out in favour of the proposed Enbridge Pipeline through BC. The article gives no indication as to whether Mr. Moore and his particular services have been retained by Enbridge.
Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore downplayed environmental concerns surrounding Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline while in Prince George on Monday.
“It’s just a pipeline,” Moore said in an interview. “It’s going to be buried the whole way, from the oilsands to Kitimat, you won’t even be able to see it.”
Even buried, the pipeline does pose a
risk, he said, but added there are 100,000 kilometres of pipeline in North America and maintained they’re the safest way totransport liquids such as oil.
“There’s never a risk-free situation in anything we do but that is one of the most risk-free situations there is, and in the event that there is a spill of oil, it is limited by the fact that they close it off right away so it’s only a section of the pipeline that will spill,” Moore said. (Dec. 8, 2011)