Harper warns pipeline hearings could be 'hijacked' - 2012-01-06

From UmbraXenu
Jump to: navigation, search
F182.png Harper warns pipeline hearings could be 'hijacked' January 6, 2012, CBC News

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says his government will look into measures to prevent the approval process for energy projects from being "hijacked" by opponents of the developments.

Harper told journalists Friday he's heard concerns expressed about the use of foreign money by interveners opposed to an oilsands pipeline proposed for northern B.C. by Calgary-based Enbridge.

The prime minister said the government is prepared to review how public consultations are conducted to ensure they don't get overloaded for the purpose of slowing down the process.

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | title = Harper warns pipeline hearings could be 'hijacked' | url = https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/harper-warns-pipeline-hearings-could-be-hijacked-1.1150914 | work = CBC News | date = January 6, 2012 | accessdate = January 18, 2020 }}