April 26 2010 | News ArticlesPipeline News | The Edmonton Journal Mackenzie Valley-style battles loom with natives, green groups By Dave Cooper For Alberta oilsands producers, the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline is a crucial new outlet for expanding bitumen production. But for B.C. First Nations fighting over land claims, and environmental groups fearing another Exxon Valdezsized oil spill on the Pacific coast and further oilsands expansion, Northern Gateway is a rallying point for protest. Within weeks, Enbridge will set these..
May 21 2010 | News ArticlesPipeline News | Queen Charlotte Islands Observer Tow Hill Road has added its voice to the islands communities speaking out against Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline project. At a meeting May 17, the Tow Hill Road advisory standing committee adopted a resolution formally opposing the project, said committee member Chris Ashurst. The pipeline would carry tar sands oil from Alberta to Kitimat, where it would be loaded onto supertankers heading out into Douglas Channel and Hecate..