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Nicoalbum

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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:04:13 AM

Calgary-based Enbridge is slated to be the first to officially present its final argument for its project at the hearings, but opponents made their case at a public rally Sunday in Terrace, BC, a scenic northern city whose council passed a resolution last year opposing the project

Eric Laitinen drove from Kitimat, the would-be home of the Northern Gateway tanker terminal, to join the crowd of about 200 gathered in a downtown park

“I’ve been working in the oil industry for a long time, and I know that if a pipeline breaks, this area’s fisheries and everything is gone,” said the retired 71-year-old

“A gas pipeline is fine, because leaks there don’t destroy the rivers or lakes or anything.”

The project proposed by Enbridge involves two 1,200-km pipelines. One pipe would carry diluted bitu
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52MPG
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 3:40:48 PM

BO will not approve it.
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jun 18, 2013 7:21:43 AM

Money wins
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mitt4prez
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 3:57:03 PM

Bunk. No such thing as a "final pitch" for the bad faith Greens if they don't get their way.
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fedupMN
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 12:05:48 PM

Oh come on, what's the big deal if a little oil leaks back into the earth, just look how Alaska has done since the Valdez oil spill (still cleaning up) and what about BP and the gulf coast (will be cleaning up for the next ?? years). Come on give the oil companies a break, they are just trying to make a buck.
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lesabreAZ
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:57:22 AM

never heard of a pipeline derailing
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daytonabiker
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:52:30 AM

oil trains, called "pipelines on wheels.” Bury this dead horse. Keystone,tired of hearing about it.
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pilotmass
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:49:01 AM

Another Keystone?
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schvanda63
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:12:40 AM

Enbridges track record speaks for itself. NO PIPELINES from them. 3 years later, Kalamazoo River STILL not right.

From CBC news in 2010 "Enbridge pipeline controllers in Edmonton ignored repeated leak warnings for 17 hours before shutting down a pipeline that poured 20,000 barrels of oil into the Kalamazoo River...".

The key words in the above headline is "IGNORED" and "REPEATED".
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gasmeup52
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:12:24 AM

Sometimes you have to take chances.
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Grismer
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 11:02:31 AM

Not necessarily against this project, but Enbridge has a lot of work to do to establish it's competence in maintaining such a pipeline.
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Zeke33
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:59:49 AM

If it were in the US Obummer wouldn't approve it.

[Edited by: Zeke33 at 6/17/2013 11:01:35 AM EST]
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bluebird1
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:56:46 AM

I thought pitching time was over, awaiting the umpteenth study results & then a decision. Hopefully, this will result is some benefit...like a pipeline of WTI based crude to eastern part of Canada ie. mid Ont. to Maritimes.
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:55:27 AM

Not in my backyard
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mcg00
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:44:35 AM

"...we have no right to destroy the environment for the children that are coming up,”!
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madison8359
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:42:01 AM

Canada doesn't want one there but they want the US to build one here.

You be the judge of that one.
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BUSMAN1105
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:33:35 AM

NO PIPELINE TO DANGEROUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:33:01 AM

Get out there and git 'er done
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mitchells
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:31:55 AM

Get it done, we need the new pipelines
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:17:32 AM

the world needs a bunch of new pipelines
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runway12
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:13:03 AM

Doesn't Canada still have an east to west railway? I thought they did last time I looked at a map.
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:06:32 AM

Good to know
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:05:17 AM

ok
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Nicoalbum
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 10:04:55 AM

Sending LNG would be much safer, that's true
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