Race to Build on River Could Block Pacific Oil Route, New York Times ($)

By Kirk Johnson VANCOUVER, Wash. — Environmental passions, which run hot in the Northwest over everything from salmon to recycling, generally get couched in the negative: Don’t fish too much, don’t put those chemicals up the smokestack, don’t build in that sensitive area. But here in southern Washington, some environmental groups are quietly pushing a builder

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Native Americans, Landowners Protest Keystone XL Pipeline In South Dakota, NPR, Heard on All Things Considered

The U.S. Senate failed to approve the Keystone XL pipeline but the issue appears headed for a green light in the GOP-controlled Congress next year. Heard on All Things Considered • November 21, 2014 4:22 PM ET Transcript ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: While the lame-duck Senate failed to approve the Keystone XL pipeline this week, Republicans vow

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Kinder Morgan pipeline benefits for B.C. ‘substantially overstated’: report, BIV

Kinder Morgan has “substantially overstated” the benefits to be gained from the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline, according to a report released Monday (November 10) calling into question figures used by the oil company to promote the project.  By Tyler Orton • November 10, 2014, 11:20am Kinder Morgan has “substantially overstated” the benefits to be gained

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Trans Mountain expansion would be of far less benefit to B.C. than Kinder Morgan says: report, Financial Post ($)

A new report says Kinder Morgan is overplaying the economic benefits, and downplaying the costs of its proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Author of the article: The Canadian Press • Publishing date: Nov 10, 2014 CALGARY — A new report says Kinder Morgan is overplaying the economic benefits, and downplaying the costs of its proposed

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Study questions benefits of Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion, CTV News

Lauren Krugel • The Canadian Press • Published Monday, November 10, 2014 11:36AM PST | Last Updated Monday, November 10, 2014 12:10PM PST CALGARY — A new report says Kinder Morgan is overplaying the economic benefits, and downplaying the costs of its proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Public Policy Research

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Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline benefits questioned, CBC News

Simon Fraser University study claims company overstates employment, downplays costs The Canadian Press • Posted: Nov 10, 2014 10:27 AM MT | Last Updated: November 10, 2014 A new report says Kinder Morgan is overplaying the economic benefits, and downplaying the costs of its proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Public Policy Research teamed with

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Kinder Morgan overplaying economic benefits: SFU, NEWS 1130

By News Staff • Posted Nov 10, 2014 8:23 am PDT VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Kinder Morgan is being accused of overplaying the economic benefits, and downplaying the costs of its proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion. Including the expense to clean up an oil spill after the proposed tripling of the pipeline’s capacity, Kinder Morgan pegs the

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Energy East, Line 9 Pipelines Will Have “Insignificant” Economic Impact on Quebec, Says Report, The Narwhal

Derek Leahy • Jun 19, 2014 Quebec will gain “minimal economic benefits” from west-to-east oil pipeline projects such as TransCanada’s Energy East and Enbridge’s Line 9 according to a new report released this month. Both projects would transport western Canadian oil and oilsands (also called tar sands) bitumen to refineries and ports in Quebec, but would only make a combined

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Des retombées « négligeables » pour le Québec, Le Devoir ($)

Les projets de transport de pétrole des sables bitumineux vers le Québec produiront des retombées économiques «négligeables» pour la province, conclut un nouveau rapport produit par un cabinet d’experts en énergie à la demande de groupes environnementaux. Le rapport évalue que le secteur du pétrole brut contribue actuellement à 0,50 % de l’ensemble de l’économie du Québec et

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Pipelines: deux économistes minimisent les bénéfices à long terme, Le Soleil

Ceux qui s’attendent à ce que la construction de pipelines aide à la croissance économique du Québec risquent d’être déçus, d’après une étude faite par deux économistes de l’énergie. Même si tous les projets qui sont dans l’air se concrétisaient, l’effet à long terme sur le PIB québécois ne serait que d’environ 0,03 %, calculent-ils.

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Quebec’s oil economic benefits questioned in new report, Global News

By Tim Sargeant • Global News MONTREAL – The oil and gas industry won’t create a windfall of new jobs from the construction and opening of two new pipelines in Quebec. The U.S. based Goodman Group argues the economic and job benefits from the reversal of oil flow in the Enbridge 9B pipeline and the possible construction

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Proposal to pipe oil sands crude to Quebec refineries would barely benefit province: report, Financial Post ($)

A new report says proposals to pipe oil sands crude to Quebec refineries would only deliver negligible economic benefits to the province Author of the article: The Canadian Press MONTREAL — A new report says proposals to pipe oil sands crude to Quebec refineries would only deliver negligible economic benefits to the province. An economist

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Les projets d’oléoducs peu avantageux pour le Québec, conclut une étude, La Presse ($)

Une nouvelle étude commandée par les groupes environnementaux Greenpeace et Équiterre conclut que le transport et le traitement des sables bitumineux de l’Alberta auraient des «retombées économiques négligeables» pour le Québec. Andy Blatchford • La Presse Canadienne Une économiste, coauteure de l’étude et membre du conseil d’administration de Greenpeace, soutient que la création d’emplois et

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Le Québec ne tire aucun profit des sables bitumineux, Journal Métro

La multiplication des projets d’oléoducs transportant du pétrole provenant des sables bitumineux sur le territoire du Québec ne profitera pas à son économie, dévoile une étude rendue publique lundi. L’étude, produite par le groupe d’économistes Goodman, a été commandée par les organismes Équiterre et Greenpeace. «On sentait le besoin de mettre les pendules à l’heure»,

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Would oilsands pipeline be beneficial to Quebec?, CTV News

Andy Blatchford • The Canadian Press • Published Monday, June 2, 2014 2:50PM EDT | Last Updated Monday, June 2, 2014 5:57PM EDT MONTREAL — A newly released report says proposals to pipe western Canadian crude to Quebec refineries would deliver negligible economic benefits to the province in exchange for heightened environmental risk. An economist

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Report Opens Way to Approval for Keystone Pipeline, New York Times ($)

By Coral Davenport • Jan. 31, 2014 WASHINGTON — The State Department released a report on Friday concluding that the Keystone XL pipeline would not substantially worsen carbon pollution, leaving an opening for President Obama to approve the politically divisive project. The department’s long-awaited environmental impact statement appears to indicate that the project could pass the criteria Mr.

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State Department releases Keystone XL final environmental impact statement, Washington Post ($)

By Juliet Eilperin and Steven Mufson • January 31, 2014 The State Department concluded in its final environmental assessment issued Friday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would be unlikely to alter global greenhouse gas emissions, but officials cautioned that they are still weighing whether the project would meet the test of President Obama’s broader climate strategy. Though the

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