Canada band raises new issue in Kinder Morgan pipeline challenge

31 Aug 2017   Canada, Pipelines

A crude oil storage tank at Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline terminal is seen in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada November 15, 2016. Chris Helgren CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – A Canadian aboriginal band seeking to stop Kinder Morgan Inc’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has asked a court to consider the federal government’s position for a tougher review on a rival project. The west coast Tsleil-Waututh Nation made the request in a letter to the Federal Court of Appeal seen by Reuters this week. The request came after Canada’s resource regulator announced a tougher upcoming review for TransCanada Corp’s Energy East pipeline last week, but the request cites the federal government’s May recommendation for that review. The request was part of a legal challenge that, if successful, would quash the federal approval for the C$7.4 billion ($5.9 billion) Trans Mountain project and cause lengthy delays. Kinder Morgan and the federal government, […]

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