Enbridge may have suffered a setback on its Alberta to Gulf of Mexico Keystone pipeline plan, but its coverup of oil spills from its existing pipelines in Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and North Dakota may be the undoing of company plans to pipe crude oil from Alberta to the coast of British Columbia. Caught in the act of covering up rather than cleaning up spills in the last few years, Enbridge will have a lot of discredit to overcome before it can persuade public opinion to support its Northern Gateway pipeline project through one of the most pristine forests and coastlines in the world.
Trusting Enbridge to protect the Great Bear Rain Forest is like trusting Wall Street to guard the US Treasury, and we all know how that turned out.
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