The Northern Gateway project passed similar environmental scrutiny but was cancelled by the federal government.
Excessive use of fertilizers can have negative impacts on air and water quality.
It’s hard to see how a new additional phase of consultation will reduce timelines.
Berman’s views have evolved from sustainable development to “steady extinguishment” of the oilsands.
The latest UN report on climate changes says its “irreversible” and again calls for massive government intervention and subsidies to eliminate the use of fossil fuels. Is that realistic for Canada?
The pictures coming out of northern British Columbia where a mine-tailings pond in Mount Polley ruptured on August 4, 2014 are painful to see. The fact that the site is remote, and that only a small number of people are likely to be directly affected doesn’t mitigate the visceral pain one feels at seeing images of uprooted trees, and mud-clogged streams and rivers.