Indigenous consultations on TMX pipeline on schedule: Natural Resources minister – JWN Energy

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 201948 Views

March 14, 2019

CALGARY — Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says consultations with Indigenous groups about the stalled Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are progressing well and he still expects to wrap up the court-ordered process by May.

On a conference call from Houston, where he’s attending the CERAWeek energy conference, Sohi told reporters his department has now met with more than 100 of the 117 Indigenous communities expected to be impacted by the project.

The Federal Appeal Court last summer overturned approval of the project to triple oil shipments from Edmonton to the West Coast, ruling that the NEB had not properly considered its impact on marine life nor had Ottawa meaningfully consulted with Indigenous groups.

Read More: https://www.jwnenergy.com/article/2019/3/indigenous-consultations-tmx-pipeline-schedule-natural-resources-minister/

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