B.C. coast at risk if crude oil delivery rises substantially
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B.C. coast at risk if crude oil delivery rises substantially

By Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali, Edmonton Journal July 23, 2011

Earlier this year, energy giant Kinder Morgan submitted an application proposing to increase the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline that is delivering oilsands crude to the Westridge Marine Terminal in British Columbia’s Burrard Inlet…

Canada’s tar sands: bringing pipelines, tankers and climate disruption to an ecosystem near you

Canada’s tar sands: bringing pipelines, tankers and climate disruption to an ecosystem near you

Enbridge’s Northern Gateway project invites the world’s largest supertankers and dirtiest oil to the unspoiled waters of coastal British Columbia.  Similarly, Kinder Morgan’s Trans-Mountain pipeline expansion would dramatically raise the level of tanker traffic traversing through Vancouver, the Fraser estuary and the Gulf Islands.  For more on Kinder Morgan proposal click here. Read below for a…

Defending our killer whale legal victory

Defending our killer whale legal victory

FISHERIES MINISTER APPEALING FEDERAL COURT’S KILLER WHALE RULING by Misty MacDuffee Wild Salmon Program biologist and killer whale advocate January 2011 Raincoast and our conservation partners recently won a major legal victory for British Columbia’s endangered and threatened resident killer whales. Led by lawyer Margot Venton at Ecojustice, we challenged the federal government’s lack of…