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NEB told to review pipeline's effects on marine traffic, orcas : Notley accepts new study decision but warns Ottawa not to let panel's timeline for completing the work drift

Sep 22, 2018 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

The federal government has given the National Energy Board a tight, 22-week deadline to reconsider the proposed Trans Mountain expansion project in order to take into account the increased marine traffic and impact on killer whales that would result from it.

The board will convene a panel to consider marine-traffic issues raised by the Federal Court of Appeal when it quashed Ottawa's approval of the project, ruling that the NEB had not fully included those issues in its decision. In a rele...