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By Steven Guilbeault, Équiterre Co-founder and Senior Director Some think the Energy East pipeline was abandoned primarily for economic reasons. Some, including TransCanada, think the National Energy Board (NEB) is to blame because it changed the rules midstream. Others think the massive opposition from Quebecers tipped the balance. What if the truth lies somewhere in the...
Actualité - 13 October 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East
Early this morning, TransCanada announced the end of its Energy East project. Équiterre and many civil society groups, such as the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador, the United Federations of Producers, trade unions, 300 municipalities and citizen groups had mobilized against this project for many years.
Actualité - 5 October 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East
Montréal, October 5, 2017 – Équiterre celebrates TransCanada’s decision to put an end to its Energy East pipeline project. “Today is an exciting day for the climate and the tens of thousands of individuals who have fought against this senseless project. This is an important day for all those who have advocated a better future on behalf of our children. We...
Communiqué - 5 October 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Pipeline
Montréal, september 7th, 2017 - Équiterre is hopeful of Trans-Canada's announcement to temporarily suspend its application to evaluate the Énergie Est project at the National Energy Board. Faced with the opposition by more than 300 municipalities in Quebec, the opposition of the Farmers Union as well as the new requirements by the National Energy Board, Energy East is now on...
Communiqué - 7 September 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East
The National Energy Board (NEB) has announced that it will, for the first time, review upstream and downstream GHG emissions from the Energy East pipeline project. According to Équiterre Senior Director Steven Guilbeault, who is closely following the oil and gas infrastructure project approval process, there is no way that Energy East will make it through a rigorous analysis...
Actualité - 30 August 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, ONÉ
A new report by Équiterre and its partners highlights worrying gaps in TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline application. Two and a half years after it was filed with the National Energy Board (NEB), TransCanada has yet to provide critical details on how the pipeline would cross three of Canada’s largest and most iconic rivers, the Ottawa, St. Lawrence and Assiniboine...
Actualité - 14 June 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Tar sands
The report warns the National Energy Board panel reviewing Energy East that TransCanada’s project application is incomplete
Communiqué - 1 June 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East
Montréal, 12 December 2016 – The nomination of three new board members will allow the National Energy Board (NEB) to relaunch its review of the Energy East pipeline project proposed by TransCanada. Équiterre is of the opinion that the next panel charged with the review must restart the evaluation process from the beginning in order to demonstrate its impartiality.
Communiqué - 12 December 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Climate change, Energy East, National Energy Board (NEB)
TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline project has been the subject of much discussion in recent weeks. To help you better understand the situation, we’ve put together an overview of the key actions we’ve taken to stop this controversial project.
Actualité - 14 September 2016 - Tag : Advocacy, Energy East, Fight against climate change