Oil - Pipelines

14/08/18
Date: Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 5:20 PM
Subject: Support Camp Cloud!
 

12/08/18
Author: 
Alleen Brown, Will Parrish
Top photo: An Indigenous man raises his drum as he and others sing during a protest against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Vancouver, British Columbia, on May 29, 2018.

IN BRITISH COLUMBIA’S southern interior, on unceded land of the Secwepemc Nation, Kanahus Manuel stands alongside a 7-by-12-foot “tiny house” mounted on a trailer. Her uncle screws a two-by-four into a floor panel while her brother-in-law paints a mural on the exterior walls depicting a moose, birds, forests, and rivers — images of the terrain through which the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will pass, if it can get through the Tiny House Warriors’ roving blockade.

12/08/18
Author: 
Michael Bastasch

Environmentalists are using the wildfires raging across northern California to push the governor and state lawmakers to ban oil and natural gas drilling, fight Trump administration regulatory rollbacks and mandate the use of more green energy.

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), one of the most prominent activist groups, tweeted Thursday the record-breaking Carr Fire should convince California “to double down on our convictions on climate” and “fight” the Trump administration rolling back greenhouse gas rules for cars.

 

12/08/18
Author: 
Protect the Inlet
August Bold Action

If you're like most of us, you're stuck in a heat wave that seems like it will never end. The sweltering summer heat is a constant reminder that we've pushed the planet's tolerance for carbon to the limit. 

11/08/18
Author: 
Mike De Souza
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr listens to a question from Winnipeg Free Press reporter Dylan Robertson in Ottawa on April 8, 2018, in a Nissan Leaf driven by the minister's chief of staff, Zoe Caron. Photo by Alex Tétreault

August 8th 2018

The Trudeau government made financial overtures to Texas energy giant Kinder Morgan more than a month before the pipeline operator issued an ultimatum that drove Ottawa to offer billions to take over the troubled Trans Mountain project, according to a new document released by the company this week.

11/08/18
Author: 
Ainslie Cruickshank

Aug. 9, 2018

VANCOUVER—The Union of BC Indian Chiefs says it’s “frustrated” and “outraged” that the estimated cost to build the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is going up while the effects of climate change are being witnessed around the world.

11/08/18
Author: 
Mike De Souza
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Kinder Morgan Canada president Ian Anderson sign a message of support for pipeline expansion at an event in Calgary on May 30, 2018. Twitter photo posted by Rachel Notley

Five oilpatch executives from Kinder Morgan would be able to cash out more than 300,000 shares — worth millions of dollars — if shareholders of the Texas multinational energy company vote to approve a multibillion dollar sale of assets to the Canadian government, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has been told.

11/08/18

(Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, B.C. – August 9, 2018) The Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) is frustrated and outraged with the $1.9 billion increase in estimated construction costs for the planned Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project released by Kinder Morgan yesterday.

08/08/18
Author: 
Ben Parfitt

Government’s subsidies, lax rules provide the resource that keeps the bitumen flowing.

In the past year, an energy dispute for the ages has played out in Canada, culminating in the federal government announcing that it will buy an aging oil pipeline for $4.5 billion and then twin it with a new high-capacity pipeline that would move massive amounts of diluted bitumen from Alberta to the British Columbia coast.

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