Council of Canadians Energy East town hall in Hampton, NB (Credit: Angela Giles) The National Energy Board process for reviewing the Energy East Pipeline is different than those used to review other pipelines, and we should view it as an opportunity to build opposition to a risky project that is better left in the past. Read on for details about how this process works and how we can use it to our advantage.read moreThe Council of Canadians has been accepted as an intervenor in the upcoming National Energy Board review of the proposed Energy East pipeline. Our application proposed to tackle three areas – the impacts of diluted bitumen spills in waterways, pipeline safety concerns and climate pollution impacts. We also proposed hiring water expert Dr. David Schindler and Evan Vokes, who was previously a pipeline engineer with TransCanada (the company behind the pipeline proposal), to review the application and help us present information to the Board.read more
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