Kinder Morgan files formal application for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

BY GORDON HOEKSTRA, VANCOUVER SUN DECEMBER 16, 2013 12:06 PM

 
Kinder Morgan files formal application for Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
 

Kinder Morgan oil pipeline pumping station at Sumas. Kinder Morgan today filed its formal application for its proposed $5.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, which will triple oil capacity and bring more tankers to Burrard Inlet.

 

Kinder Morgan today filed its formal application for its proposed $5.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, which will triple oil capacity and bring more tankers to Burrard Inlet.

The submission of the project application to the National Energy Board (NEB) is a key step in the start of the high-level federal review, which has seen pushback from First Nations, environmentalists and community groups concerned about the potential for spills on the pipeline and from tankers.

The application submitted to the NEB is more than 15,000 pages and stands about two metres high, contained in 37 binders.


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