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First nation disappointed with B.C.’s pipeline plan

By Jennifer Moreau, Burnaby NOW, July 24, 2012

A First Nation with traditional territory in Burnaby is disappointed with the provincial government’s plan to handle new oil pipelines in B.C.

The Tsleil-Waututh Nation, which has already announced its opposition to Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion plan, is also displeased with the government’s five minimum requirements for oil pipeline construction and operation announced on Monday. According to the nation, the five requirements do not reduce the environmental risks or acknowledge the full extent of First Nations’ legal rights in the process. Read the rest of this entry