After the Harper government reacted to Washington’s push-back on TransCanada’s Alberta-to-Texas Keystone XL pipeline by vowing to export oil to Asia instead, a new report warns that a planned pipeline to Canada’s West Coast poses serious environmental consequences as well. Enbridge’s proposed $5.5 billion Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta to B.C. threatens native communities, the salmon fishery and wildlife habitat, according to a study by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Pembina Institute and Living Oceans Society.
New battleground emerges for Alberta's oil sands
Report warns of environmental consequences of planned pipeline to B.C.
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