Phuong Le, Associated Press, Chron.com, December 27, 2013
SEATTLE (AP) — The number of oil tankers in Washington state waters could increase almost sevenfold under a proposal by a Canadian pipeline company to expand the amount of crude oil it sends to the Pacific Coast.
News Release, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, December 16 2013
Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press, 570News.com, Dec 14, 2013
WASHINGTON – Yes, the influential activist spearheading the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline has made a fortune in oil investments. Yes, he’s invested in a rival pipeline that would compete with Keystone.
Jenny Uechi, Vancouver Observer, Nov 26 2013
While the fate of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline hangs in balance, the U.S. quietly approved another major border-crossing pipeline proposal by Kinder Morgan last week.
Steve Horn, DeSmogBlog, 26 Nov 2013
Although TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline has received the lion's share of media attention, another key border-crossing pipeline benefitting tar sands producers was approved on November 19 by the U.S. State Department.
Dene Moore, The Canadian Press; With File From Mike Hager, Vancouver Sun, June 28, 2013
Forces closure of only route linking Alberta oilfields and coast
As one Kinder Morgan crew worked on stemming an oil leak from its Trans Mountain pipeline in British Columbia on Thursday, another worked on winning over the province's reluctant public for a major expansion of the line.
Canadian Press, Vancouver Sun, June 13, 2013
Kinder Morgan files last minute objection to Joint Review’s proposed conditions for Northern Gateway
Robin Rowland, Northwest Coast Energy News, June 5 2013
Kinder Morgan has filed a last minute objection to the Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel’s preliminary conditions for the Enbridge project.
Lisa Song, InsideClimate News, Jun 3, 2013
Canadian energy giant Enbridge is quietly building a 5,000-mile network of new and expanded pipelines that would achieve the same goal as the Keystone.
Nathan VanderKlippe & Kelly Cryderman, Globe and Mail, May. 24 2013
Rick Smith, The Star, May 17 2013
The arrogance of oil companies and the Harper government turned a previously obscure environmental issue into a much more potent concern regarding the erosion of democracy and fairness
Chad Skelton, Vancouver Sun, April 18, 2013
Four of the five most active companies soliciting provincial politicians are in the energy sector
“The real way an industry moves politicians is by moving blocks of voters to align with their interests."
Francesco Trebbi, Assoc. Professor, Economics, UBC
Jeff Lewis, National Post, March 13 2013
JASPER, Alta. • The smell of crude oil lingers as Rob Scott eases his pickup truck into a pump station and stops next to a tangle of white pipelines and valves jutting from the ground.
Western Investor, 16 February 2013
It now appears increasingly unlikely that neither the $6 billion Enbridge Inc. Northern Gateway pipeline or the expansion of the Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Trans Mountain oil pipeline will be approved in British Columbia.
News Release, Wilderness Committee, January 24, 2013
This new report, Financial Liability for Kinder Morgan, analyses the insurance available to pay for oil spill response costs and damages caused by a potential marine-based oil spill resulting from the proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline.The report was co-authored by the Living Oceans Society, Georgia Strait Alliance, West Coast Environmental Law and the Wilderness Committee, and addresses the fact that Kinder Morgan’s new Trans Mountain Pipeline proposal represents an exponential increase in the risk of a major marine-based oil spill affecting the Salish Sea’s most populous region—including the Cities of Vancouver and Victoria and the Southern Gulf Islands.
Zoe McKnight, Vancouver Sun, December 14, 2012
First Nations leaders signed an indigenous legal declaration on Thursday, banning pipelines and oil tanker traffic in British Columbia in a further attempt to halt Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway project.
Opposition to Enbridge Grows as First Nations and Mayor of Vancouver Stand Together Against Threat of Oil Tankers and Pipelines
News Release, Yinka Dene Alliance, December 13, 2012
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson proclaims "Save the Fraser Declaration Day" recognizing need to protect rivers and coast from tar sands threat
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 13, 2012) - (Coast Salish Territories) - Opposition to the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project continued to gain momentum today as the Tahltan Central Council, the Tahltan Band Council and the BC Metis Federation signed the Save the Fraser Declaration, an indigenous law declaration banning tar sands pipelines and tankers from crossing British Columbia, signed by over 130 First Nations.
Jennifer Moreau, Burnaby Now, October 11, 2012
Roughly 250 people packed Confederation Seniors' Centre Wednesday night for the first public town hall meeting organized by a Burnaby residents' group opposing Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion plan.
Nathan VanderKlippe, Globe and Mail, Aug. 04 2012
VANCOUVER — It is a sunny Sunday and Vancouver is doing what it does best: looking pretty and post-industrial. Morning lights up the downtown’s glass horizon. A half-dozen scooters rip down the road in a platoon. Cyclists swish past Zipcar lots, kayakers and stand-up paddle surfers ply the waters.
Post Carbon Institute, July 2012
Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun, July 17, 2012
Kinder Morgan says Trans Mountain project has seen only small leaks in the last decade
By Mike De Souza, Postmedia News, June 17, 2012
Canadian Press, Vancouver Sun, May 29 2012
METRO VANCOUVER - A Greenpeace protest in Vancouver aimed at an oil pipeline expansion project was blown slightly off course Tuesday morning.
By Jeffrey Jones, Reuters, Vancouver Sun, May 24, 2012
Expansion downsized after fewer shippers sign contracts
By Michael Byers, Seattle Times, May 17 2012
Canada's disregard for the impacts of selling oil sands to China will lead to the near-inevitability of another Exxon Valdez-type spill in U.S. waters, writes guest columnist Michael Byers.