The First Issue

Pipeline Observer - Edition 123

PIPELINE OBSERVER

Expropriation Unlimited

Pipeline companies are not the worst offenders when it comes to legal land theft in Canada

August 2018

“If the state wants your property, it can take your property.”

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Do We Still Need the National Energy Board?

Canada was building pipelines long before we ever regulated them -- By C.K. Reeder

August 2018

“The NEB is an anachronism born from the wartime central planning mentality. It really has no purpose in the modern world. The lack of trust in its review processes is...

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Consultation Nation

August 2018

How regulation empowers eco activism while sidelining legitimate stakeholders

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Gas companies, nonprofit come together on pipeline guidelines

July 2018

We are pleasantly surprised to see one of North America's leading environmental organizations, the well-established Nature Conservancy, pursuing the same model the Canadian Association of Energy and Pipeline Landowner Associations,...

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Why Does CAEPLA Like L3RP?

July 2018

Because the Enbridge replacement project reflects landowner priorities

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Your tax dollars are financing the leading eco radical opponent of Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement Project (L3RP)

July 2018

L3RP embodies decades of work by Canada's pipeline landowner movement to establish unprecedented safety and environmental standards.

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Want to build a pipeline? Consider the Manitoba coast

July 2018

Industry experts are not keen on the idea, but some admit it MIGHT be viable under certain circumstances. Is it worth studying? One Manitoba MLA thinks so.  Canada needs politicians...

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Soil Health in Cropping Systems After Pipeline Disturbance

Experimentation proves you can rehab land value and productivity

July 2018

While we support the implementation of pipelines for the transportation of oil products, we also want to ensure the livelihood of the land and our farm stays strong. To amend...

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Want Free Use of Other People’s Property? Call the Saskatchewan Surface Rights Board.

Unbalanced Surface Rights Act is a giveaway to mineral owners

July 2018

Owning property beneath somebody else’s property—with no access—is far from ideal. It’s like owning a room in someone’s basement, but not being allowed through the door. This is the problem...

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Texas-based Kinder Morgan announces $2B pipeline project

June 2018

Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline has announced a $2 billion project to transport natural gas from the Permian Basin.

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