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Energy giant applies for massive potential liability

Oil tanker in BC waters

Published on 2011.08.03 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

The Huffington Post August 3, 2011

By Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali

While British Columbians are focused on the threat of oil tankers to B.C.’s north coast, Kinder Morgan wants to quadruple the amount of crude oil going from Burrard Inlet through Georgia Strait, the Gulf Islands, Haro Strait and the Juan de Fuca…

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Tankers and orcas cannot co-exist

Published on 2011.08.02 | by Misty MacDuffee, Wild Salmon Program Director | in For the coast, In the News

By Misty MacDuffee and Chris Genovali, Island Tides July 28, 2011

According to Kinder Morgan, an estimated 288 tankers (576 transits) will leave Westridge Terminal by 2016, up from 71 tankers (142 transits) in 2010. This translates to more than one tanker per day transiting our region’s front yard…

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

Enbridge Northern Gateway is proposing a pipeline and oil tankers through BC

Published on | by Misty MacDuffee, Wild Salmon Program Director | in For the coast, In the News

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…

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Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Project: Profit At What Price?

Enbridge Northern Gateway is proposing a pipeline and oil tankers through BC

Published on 2011.06.22 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

The Huffington Post

By Chris Genovali and Misty MacDuffee

A spokesperson for Enbridge Inc. recently claimed that the chance of a catastrophic spill from the oil tanker traffic which would accompany the energy giant’s proposed pipeline from the Alberta tar sands to BC’s north coast was one in 15,000 years…

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The cost of oil on B.C.’s priceless coast

Enbridge Northern Gateway is proposing a pipeline and oil tankers through BC

Published on 2011.06.18 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

By Chris Genovali and Misty MacDuffee, Vancouver Sun June 18, 2011

If the Enbridge Northern Gateway project is approved, an estimated 225 supertankers a year would enter Kitimat …..

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Saving Canada’s Pacific Coast

Published on 2011.06.06 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

CounterPunch June 6, 2011

The growing emphasis on B.C.’s coast as an energy corridor has spurred substantial concerns from coastal communities and the public about the impacts and risks associated with large-scale oil operations and spills…

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British Columbia’s Coast: Priceless And Irreplaceable

Published on 2011.06.03 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

Island Tides June 2-15, 2011

BC’s Coast: Priceless And Irreplaceable
By Chris Genovali, Paul C. Paquet and Misty MacDuffee

With the conclusion of the international Marine Conservation Congress, recently held in Victoria, we cannot help but reflect on the current, and future, status of British Columbia’s coast…

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Canada’s Pacific Coast: Priceless and Irreplaceable

Published on 2011.06.01 | by Raincoast | in For the coast, In the News

The Huffington Post

By Chris Genovali, Paul Paquet and Misty MacDuffee

The distinct assembly of iconic animals such as whales, dolphins, wolves, and bears make the coast of British Columbia qualitatively different from most other exceptional places in the world…

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The early bird catches the herring

Published on 2011.04.01 | by Chris Genovali, Executive Director | in For the coast, In the News

Seaside Times
April 2011

By Chris Genovali

Caroline Fox has been a biologist with Raincoast Conservation Foundation’s marine conservation program since 2007 and serves as Raincoast’s lead scientist for our work on marine birds…

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