The NEB says Kinder Morgan Does not have to answer British Columbia’s questions about responding to an oil spill.The province’s motion concerning redactions to the Emergency Management Program (EMP) documents because “sufficient information has been filed from the existing EMP documents to meet the Board’s requirements at this stage of the process”.
This mornings interview is with Simon Fraser Biology professor Lynne Quarmby, who recently came to the media’s attention because of her stand against Kinder Morgan on Burnaby Mountain. She had not fully realized the extent to which Canadians are disenfranchised. Though 70% of the population were opposed to this project, they had no voice in the matter. This led to her decision to “enter the belly of the beast.” Lynne Quarmby seeks the Green party nomination for the new riding of Burnaby North – Seymour.
At least 127 people crossed the line and were arrested on Burnaby Mountain. All charges have been dropped against those at borehole #2, because the wrong GPS co-ordinates were used. It is not yet certain if the correct co-ordinates were given for borehole #1. Judge Austin Cullen refused to grant the pipeline company an extension to December 14. Trans Mountain’s injunction ends Monday.
The arrests began on Burnaby Mountain. Police pushed the protestors back to the “legal protest” zone on Thursday. Twenty-six were arrested. David Suzuki’s grandson, Tamo Campos, and at least two members of the Squamish Nation were among them.