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Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Expansion Work Resumes Following Safety Overhaul

Trans Mountain Oil Pipe Expansion Work Resumes Following Safety Overhaul

Work has resumed on the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion after a planned two-week pause stretched into a 52-day safety procedure overhaul on the 1,150-kilometer (690-mile) oil conduit across Alberta and British Columbia. “A staged remobilization of the 7,000-strong workforce will begin this week,” the Canadian government-owned pipeline said earlier this month. “The restart process will…

February 12, 2021
Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Secures Reroute Agreement With BC Tribal Leaders

Canada’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Secures Reroute Agreement With BC Tribal Leaders

A seven-year dispute has ended in an agreement by Trans Mountain Pipeline to reroute its expansion project by building a bypass around a native rights sore spot in southern British Columbia (BC). The deal, filed late Friday with the Canada Energy Regulator (CER), charts the new course to avoid risking contamination of a subterranean aquifer…

October 12, 2020
Trans Mountain Expansion Wins Appeal as Canada Court Enforces Limits to Tribal Power

Trans Mountain Expansion Wins Appeal as Canada Court Enforces Limits to Tribal Power

Native protest lawsuits failed Tuesday to overturn national approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX) in a court verdict that enforced limits on tribal power to block industry.

February 5, 2020
Trans Mountain Expansion Wins Appeal as Canada Court Enforces Limits to Tribal Power

Trans Mountain Expansion Wins Appeal as Canada Court Enforces Limits to Tribal Power

Native protest lawsuits failed Tuesday to overturn national approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX) in a court verdict that enforced limits on tribal power to block industry.

February 5, 2020
Trans Mountain Expansion Wins Appeal as Canada Court Enforces Limits to Tribal Power

Trans Mountain Expansion Wins Appeal as Canada Court Enforces Limits to Tribal Power

Native protest lawsuits failed Tuesday to overturn national approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX) in a court verdict that enforced limits on tribal power to block industry.

February 5, 2020

Canadian Court Stays Alberta Attempts to Counterpunch Trans Mountain Interference

A court injunction Tuesday suspended Alberta legislation that would enable a provincial oil boycott against British Columbia (BC) if the BC government blocked construction of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion.

September 25, 2019
Trans Mountain Gains Ground in Canadian Appellate Court

Trans Mountain Gains Ground in Canadian Appellate Court

Canada’s embattled Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion Tuesday won its second and third appellate court victories in five months against opponents in British Columbia (BC), marking a win for Alberta oilsands exports.

September 18, 2019

Trans Mountain Restarting Work on Embattled Expansion

The Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion plans to resume a year after an appellate court verdict required a second project review and approval by Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) and federal cabinet.

August 22, 2019
NEB Clears Trans Mountain Pipeline to Resume Some Construction

NEB Clears Trans Mountain Pipeline to Resume Some Construction

Trans Mountain Pipeline has secured approval to partially start construction of its growth enabling export capacity expansion for Canada’s top natural gas user, Alberta thermal oilsands production.

August 5, 2019
Trans Mountain Regulatory Saga Continues With Latest NEB Ruling

Trans Mountain Regulatory Saga Continues With Latest NEB Ruling

After 68 months of contested hearings, an appellate court setback, a government takeover and two federal cabinet approvals, an extra step will prolong the Canadian regulatory ordeal of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion.

July 22, 2019
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