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RCMP investigate damage to pipeline in northwest Alberta

Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline

Pipeline being placed into trench.

Damage is estimated at $500,000 to $700,000, police say

CBC News January 16, 2017

Police say they are investigating significant damage to an oilfield pipeline under construction in the Hythe area in northwest Alberta.

Beaverlodge RCMP received a report on Sunday about mischief at a pipeline site north of Hythe, Alta. Read the rest of this entry

Government officials shook over Straight’s “sabotage” article

Cover of the Georgia Straight with its "sabotage" article.

Cover of the Georgia Straight with its “sabotage” article.

Government officials are clearly shook over the recent article published by Vancouver’s Georgia Straight concerning potential sabotage against the Enbridge pipeline.   That article, reposted on Warrior Publications, was entitled “Activists plot how to block new pipelines in BC.”   Although there have been many calls made for civil disobedience, this is one of the first major public discussions about the potential for sabotage actions against pipeline construction.  Read the rest of this entry