Crude Oil Tanker Ban

li-file-photo-exxon-valdez-620-cp-00262832 (1)As promised, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for a moratorium on crude oil tanker traffic for B.C.’s North Coast. This has implications for the contested Northern Gateway and the First Nations endorsed Spirit Eagle Pipeline proposals. Short of extensive downstream investments in crude oil refineries, such a moratorium leaves LNG as the only viable energy export from this coast.

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