Pipeline Plan Slams into $120 Million Coastal Eco-Pact
Tuesday, October 19 2010 @ 07:43 PM EDT
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BC's Great Bear Rainforest deal was a landmark mix of public and private investment.
Oil tankers, say backers, weren't part of the bargain.
By: By Geoff Dembicki, 4 October 2010, TheTyee.ca
Their recommendations could determine whether federal policymakers approve plans by Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. to build a pipeline from Alberta's oil sands to the west coast, and then ship fossil fuels on supertankers to Asia. The proposal carries huge environmental risks. It also revives a fiery economic debate.
How do you develop a pristine eco-system? Or do you develop it at all?
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