Nation says unlawful conduct of National Energy Board, including one-sided cross-examinationÂ process, could derail pipeline review
NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. and COAST SALISH TERRITORY; May 2, 2014 â€“ Today, theÂ Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the â€œPeople of the Inletâ€, is launching a legal challenge of the NationalÂ Energy Boardâ€™s (NEB) review of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project.Â The Nation says that serious legal errors made by the federal Crown and NEB have led to aÂ flawed and unlawful review process that puts Burrard Inlet and all peoples who live here at risk.
This week, the National Energy Board (NEB) announced plans for its upcoming hearings on the proposal to triple the capacity of Kinder Morganâ€™s Transmountain Pipeline,
From the Vancouver Observer, posted Thursday February 27, 2014. Written by Erin Flegg.
Some experts fear the 15-page letter will intimidate people unfamiliar with the process into withdrawing their applications.
In what some call a preemptive strike, Kinder Morgan’s legal counsel sent a letter suggesting that some experts and community members who signed up as intervenors for Trans Mountain pipeline hearings may be considered ineligible.
From the Globe and Mail, posted Thursday February 13, 2014. Written by Mark Hume.
Band involvement for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion contrasts starkly with their representation during initial construction 61 years ago
More than 40 First Nations â€“ including four from Washington State â€“ have applied to participate in National Energy Board hearings into Kinder Morgan’s proposed twinning of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
Tribes on Both Sides of the Border Intervene in Proceeding to Address Tanker Traffic and Oil Spill Risks
SEATTLE, WAÂ andÂ VANCOUVER, BC, COAST SALISH TERRITORIES,Â Feb. 13, 2014Â /CNW/ – Opposition to Kinder Morgan’s TransMountain proposed pipeline project ramped up today as Coast Salish peoples on both sides of the U.S.-Canadian border vowed to oppose the project as intervenors beforeÂ Canada’sÂ National Energy Board (NEB).
A gathering to honour Tsleil-Waututh culture, land & water in the face of a proposed Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion.
Hosted by the Tsleil-Waututh Nation Sacred Trust, the two-day Salish Coast LIVE Winter Gathering brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to learn about the issues and understand the threats to the Tsleil-Waututh Nationâ€™s Territory and culture.
Nation calls on Federal government to meet its constitutional obligations
NORTH VANCOUVER, and COAST SALISH TERRITORY, BC,Â Dec. 17, 2013Â /CNW/ – In response to yesterday’s announcement thatÂ Kinder MorganÂ has filed a formal application with the National Energy Board (NEB), Tsleil-Waututh Nation is denouncing the pipeline review process. The Nation says the NEB review is fundamentally flawed because it is incapable of meeting the Crown’s constitutional obligations to Tsleil-Waututh and other First Nations.