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Coast oil spill will be ‘catastrophic’

Oil tanker in BC waters

Oceanside Star
By Pamela Suzanne Smyth

It’s not if but when a spill will happen as a result of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline, Brian Falconer, from Raincoast Conservation Foundation, told a crowd at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre…

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Tanker traffic increase threatens the Salish Sea

Oil tanker in BC waters

Public not given a say in expansion of oil exports from Burnaby port

By Chris Genovali and Misty MacDuffee, Times Colonist December 16, 2011

Incremental applications to the NEB are an effective way for Kinder Morgan to significantly increase the amount of crude oil exported out of Burrard Inlet without mentioning the terms oil tanker or tarsands…

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Tankers and tar sands oil threaten seas

Oil tanker in BC waters

Gulf Islands Driftwood
December 13, 2011

By Chris Genovali and Misty MacDuffee

Kinder Morgan wants to triple the amount of crude oil being shipped from Vancouver’s Burrard Inlet through Georgia Strait, the Fraser estuary, the Gulf Islands, the San Juan Islands, Haro Strait and Juan de Fuca Strait…

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Pipeline proposal could triple oil tanker trips

Oil tanker in BC waters

By Sean McIntyre – Gulf Islands Driftwood
Published: August 31, 2011

Broader public consultation and a thorough risk assessment are needed before a decision to increase tanker traffic by more than 200% through the Gulf Islands is made…..

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Coastal waters are no place for oil tankers

Oil tanker in BC waters

Special to the Vancouver Sun, Earth day April 22 2010 By Josh Paterson, Jen Lash, Nikki Skuce, Gerald Amos, Pat Moss, Eric Swanson, Ian McAlister, Jennifer Rice, Julia Hill and Chris Genovali. Federal studies have repeatedly concluded that oil tankers must be prohibited in some sensitive marine areas because of the severe risks.

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Tar (sands) and Feathers

By Caroline Fox, Ornithologist, Marine Conservation Program Nepean Sound, BC North Coast, October, 2008 In the fall, the skies, lands and waters of the Great Bear Rainforest teem with marine and coastal birds.  While some will overwinter here, many millions are in the midst of a major migration south.

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