Press release from Waterloo Region Against Line 9 :
Line 9: Not Worth the Risk! Report Launch
New report reveals litany of threats posed by Enbridge’s aging pipeline
Friday February 21st, 1:00pm – Region of Waterloo building, 150 Frederick St., Kitchener
As the Line 9 tarsands pipeline reversal decision looms, intervenors in the National Energy Board process have prepared a comprehensive report detailing the many treaty violations, significant social and economic risks, as well as environmental hazards related to Enbridge’s proposal.
Report contributor Sakura Saunders of Rising Tide Toronto remarks, “As intervenors, we were shocked by the information we learned during the NEB hearings. We compiled this report to alert the public that even according to Enbridge’s own data, this pipeline is in no condition to transport such dangerous materials as tar sands bitumen and fracked oil.”