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May 19, 2016 | Legal Document

The National Energy Board Summary of Recommendation on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

The Board completed a comprehensive environmental assessment of the Project in accordance with its authority under the National Energy Board Act (NEB Act) and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012). Although marine shipping is not regulated by the Board, as part of its overall public interest determination under the NEB Act, the Board considered the potential environmental and socio-economic effects of Project-related marine shipping. This included the potential effects of accidents or malfunctions.

April 28, 2016 | Blog Post

Committing to Clean Up Their Own Messes

America’s dirtiest industrial polluters will now be legally accountable for paying for their clean-ups thanks to the EPA’s financial assurance rules.

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