Pipelines, Tankers & Tanks: Get the Facts About Kinder Morgan Planned Expansion.
The Stoney Creek Environment Committee in cooperation with community and environmental groups is hosting a series of public forums to discuss Kinder Morgan’s plan to twin the Trans Mountain Pipeline, increase tanker traffic through the Georgia Straight and expand oil tank capacity on Burnaby Mountain.

The Kinder Morgan pipeline now ships 300,000 barrels of oil per day. The planned expansion to 750,000 barrels per day will require that a new pipeline be built through Burnaby, oil tanker traffic dramatically increased through Georgia Straight and Burrard Inlet and expanded oil tank storage capacity on Burnaby Mountain.

Each element of Kinder Morgan’s planned expansion requires careful public consideration and debate. Experts have been invited to speak to increase information about the planned expansion and to provide an opportunity for public input.

Get the facts about these important matters and their impact on you and British Columbia at the following community forums:

June 28th, 2012 Thursday 7:00 PM

Speakers (TBC):

• Eric Swanson, NoTankers Director, (Dogwood Initiaive & Notankers.ca)
• Michael Hale, Pipe Up in Chilliwack

Location: the Jennifer Atchison Environmental Centre, 2730 Beaverbrook Crescent, on the north end of the Stoney Creek Community School grounds. Close to Lougheed Mall in northeast Burnaby.

Send an email to stoneycreek@handshake.ca to be kept informed about future forums.

July 7th, 2012 Saturday 2:30 PM

Speakers (TBC):
• Ben West and/or Sheila … Campaign Organizer, Wilderness Committee (wildernesscommittee.org)
• Sven Biggs, Tanker Free BC (TankerFreeBC.org)
Location: TBA

July/August/September

Location: TBA

Speakers include:

1. Robyn Allen, Economist (TBC)
2. Josh Paterson, Staff Lawyer West Coast Environmental Law (TBC)
3. Christianne, Georgia Straight Alliance (TBC)
4. Ernie George, Director, Treaty, Lands and Resources Department Tsleil-Waututh First Nation (TBC)
5. Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, UBCIC (TBC)

Contact Information:

Stoney Creek Environment Committee (SCEC)
Alan James, Secretary SCEC
(stoneycreekathandshakedotca)

http://www.scec.ca
twitter @acjames76

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