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The Court also mentioned the potential impact of oil tankers on killer whales.

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The total spill volume from 2004 to 2017 equaled an estimated 0.00003 per cent of hydrocarbons moved through the four analyzed pipelines.

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Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Notley—right on Kinder Morgan

Pipelines are 4.5 times less likely to have an accident or incident than rail transport.

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More than 99 per cent of crude oil and petroleum products transported by pipelines arrive at their final destination.

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According to rumour, President Obama is expected to issue the death knell for the Keystone XL pipeline before or during the Labour Day weekend.

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Yet another train derailment involving petroleum products has re-invigorated the debate over how we transport oil in Canada. In this case, 17 cars on a train near Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, derailed; nine of which carried dangerous goods including crude oil and liquefied petroleum gas. According to recent reports, the cause of the derailment seems to involve a brake failure of some kind.