Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Premier Christy Clark's First of Five Conditions on Petroleum through BC Waters is 'Oil Spill Response, Best in the World'. Currently its Zero $$$

 Oil Spill Program Funding for Vessel, Pipeline, Barge and Rail in Task Force Jurisdictions

Partners: Alaska, British Columbia, British Columbia, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington

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World Class Oil Spill Response
Program Funding 2016
British Columbia relies wholly upon Ottawa to regulate Petroleum transported through our boundaries, coast to coast.

Non-petroleum products ask the Federal government again

Crude Volume transportation methods

British Columbia has only one piece of data provided in one category (2014)  Kinder Morgan should help that number

Petroleum Dispersant use?

BC  Allowed use of Dispsant?  Yes  Legislation received Royal Assent (02/15) but Regulation may take up to 5 years aka 2020     20/20 eyesight by Environment Minister Polak?

Overdue Environmental Court Penalties  For the Years  2009 - 2014  Total owed $220,579

Enbridge......  Gateway Facts
World-leading marine oil spill response, prevention and recovery systems for B.C.'s coastline and ocean to manage and mitigate the risks and cost of heavy oil pipelines and shipments.

World-leading practices for land oil-spill prevention, response and recovery systems to manage and mitigate the risks and costs of heavy oil pipelines.

 British Columbia receives a fair share of the fiscal and economic benefits of a proposed heavy oil project that reflects the level and nature of the risk borne by the province, the environment and taxpayers. 

 Response from Enbridge on the last item:

Revenue and jobs for B.C.

B.C. can look forward to $1.2 billion in tax revenue, and $9 billion in government revenue over 30 years. Approximately 3,000 construction jobs and 560 long-term jobs. Northern B.C. businesses will benefit from over $800 million in goods & services purchased.

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