Public Info Sessions for Fraser Valley Residents: How to Participate in the NEB review of the proposed Kinder Morgan Pipeline
A series of public information sessions will be held in Langley, Maple Ridge, Abbotsford and Chilliwack to inform Fraser Valley residents about the National Energy Board (NEB) review of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline proposal. The sessions are organized by ForestEthics Advocacy and the PIPE UP Network.
Kinder Morgan is proposing to build a new export pipeline to carry diluted bitumen to offshore markets. The proposal is to ship an additional 590,000 barrels of bitumen through BC. The National Energy Board can approve or reject applications to make written comment or be an intervenor. The application process is not user-friendly and the NEB has not provided public in-person information sessions about the process. Many people find the on-line information confusing. These sessions will help fill that gap and make it easier for people to voice their opinions.
Information sessions are scheduled for the following locations and dates:
• Maple Ridge - February 3, Municipal Council Chambers, 11995 Haney Place, Maple
Ridge, BC V2X 6A9 7-9:00 p.m.
• Chilliwack - February 4, University of the Fraser Valley, Chilliwack. Room A1354,
45190 Caen Avenue Chilliwack BC V2R 0N3, 7-9:00 p.m.
• Abbotsford - February 5, University of the Fraser Valley, Abbotsford, Room B133,
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, V2S 7M8 7-9:00 p.m.
• Langley - February 6, Ft. Langley Community Hall, 9167 Glover Road, Fort Langley
BC 6-8:00 p.m. (The hall will be open from 2:00 on for people who wish to drop in. Liz
McDowell of CRED will be there from 3:30-5:00 for businesses).
For more information please contact:
Sven Biggs, firstname.lastname@example.org, 778-882-8354
Michael Hale, email@example.com, 604-799-3391