Not Worth The Risk
A Community Report on the Line 9 International Energy Board Hearings
Grant, Sonia; Peloso, Andrea; Pope, Erin; Saunders, Sakura; Sharkey, John; Vasey, Dave; Vos, Lukashttp://noline9wr.ca/sites/default/files/NEB_report_final.pdf
Date Written: 01/12/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX17061
Enbridges Line 9 pipeline a 38 year old pipeline that is almost identical in build and age to the Line 6B pipeline that ruptured into the Kalamazoo river seeks to gain approval to reverse its flow, increase its capacity, and carry a dangerous heavy crude known as dilbit, or diluted bitumen. Line 9 runs through sensitive ecosystems and important farmlands throughout Southern Ontario and Quebec, and passes within 50 km of over 9 million people, including 18 First Nations communities.