Federal Court agrees to hear appeal of cabinet’s green light for Trans Mountain pipeline – CBC

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 2019150 Views

Sep 04, 2019

Attorney General David Lametti did not intervene in the request for an appeal process, court says

The Federal Court of Appeal has agreed to hear appeals from opponents determined to overturn the Liberal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

It’s another legal hurdle for the long-delayed project — which, if it’s built, will carry nearly a million barrels of oil per day from Alberta to B.C.’s coast.

The court has agreed to take up simultaneously six of 12 possible appeals to the federal cabinet’s decision.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/tmx-legal-challenges-1.5269605

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