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First Nations push back against Eagle Spirit pipeline

Eagle Spirit Energy logoGroup backed by Aquilinis on publicity blitz, say they have widespread chiefs’ support

By Gordon Hoekstra, Vancouver Sun,October 4, 2015

Key First Nations in northern B.C. refute there is consensus on an oil pipeline concept initiated by some coastal First Nation members.

Eagle Spirit Energy has issued a trio of news releases in the past week, claiming it has signed agreements and has the support of chiefs along the route of its proposed project — an alternate to Enbridge’s stalled $7.9-billion Northern Gateway project.

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Eagle Spirit pipeline proposal faces First Nations opposition

Enbridge anti-pipeline logoProposed pipeline would carry refined oil from Alberta to B.C. North Coast

CBC News, April 15, 2014

A First Nations-led proposal to build an oil pipeline from Alberta to B.C.’s North Coast will still face stiff opposition from some communities, including one situated at the location of the proposed marine terminal. Read the rest of this entry