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Jul 26, 2016
- B.C. citizen’s group Dogwood is glad to join with the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and a coalition of major U.S. environmental organizations as they launch a campaign for a nation-wide moratorium on oil tankers carrying diluted bitumen in U.S waters. The coalition is also calling on the Canadian government to deny Kinder Morgan’s application for the Trans Mountain pipeline through coastal B.C.
May 19, 2016
With the NEB approval of Kinder Morgan's pipeline, British Columbians' organizing efforts are renewedTeams of Dogwood canvassers will hit the streets Saturday morning, gathering signatures in support of an eventual province-wide vote on oil tanker projects. The renewed organizing effort by the B.C. citizen group comes after today’s conditional approval of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion by the National Energy Board.
May 17, 2016
Ottawa appoints new pipeline panel; citizens ready initiative driveOrganizers with B.C. citizen group Dogwood Initiative are continuing with preparations for an eventual referendum on oil tankers despite the appointment of a new advisory panel to study Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion proposal.