The Energy East Pipeline
National Energy Board hearing process terminated
Environment North believes the risks that were posed by the Energy East Pipeline to the waterways (from leaks) and to the climate (from expanded tar sands oil production) were not worth the limited rewards.
Click here to watch the video from the Ontario Rivers Alliance of a 3-D flight along the proposed Energy East Pipeline route through Ontario.
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) concluded that there is an "imbalance between the economic and environmental risks of the Project, and the expected benefits for Ontarians..." The OEB consultants Det Norske Veritas also commented that “that previous pipeline conversions in Canada have not been located in a project area which encounters hundreds of pristine water crossings ...”. For more on the OEB report click here.