Enbridge Oil Spill

Will This Help Improve Oil Leak Detection?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Canada's two biggest pipeline operators are teaming up to test leak detection technology.TransCanada Corp. and Enbridge Inc. will be using...

Tanker Report: Taxpayers Shouldn't Be Liable For Oil Spills

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Potential polluters should be prepared for a worst-case scenario and face unlimited liability in the case of an oil spill from one of thei...

More Bad News For Northern Gateway

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A study from Simon Fraser University says Northern Gateway Pipelines is drastically underestimating the likelihood of oil spills from the ...

Hey Enbridge, You're Not Done Cleaning That Spill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2013 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - More than two and a half years after a Canadian pipeline rupture spilled heavy oil into a Michigan River, the U.S. Environmental Protectio...

How Would An Oil Spill Be Cleaned Up Here?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Despite years of planning for the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and myriad legislative changes that will affect the project, the regu...

Enbridge Gets Grilled Over Response Plan

CBC | Posted 12.16.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. government is pressing Enbridge on how the company plans to respond to an oil spill on the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. Th...

Vancity Dumps Enbridge Holdings

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.23.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Vancity is dumping Enbridge holdings because they fall beneath its standard of a socially responsible investment, announced the credit union. Vanci...

Enbridge Pipeline Panel Demands To See Scathing U.S. Spill Report

CBC | Posted 10.15.2012 | Canada Business

The federal panel reviewing the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline has demanded Enbridge submit as evidence a U.S. government report condemning the co...

The Northern Gateway Hearings Are Missing Something

CBC | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada Business

A scathing U.S. government report on the 2010 Enbridge oil spill in the Kalamazoo River, Mich., has yet to be entered as evidence into the proposed No...

You'll Never Believe Who's Criticizing The Northern Gateway

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Business

Heritage Minister James Moore opened up a rift in Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government this week, becoming the first and only cabinet minister...

Northern Gateway Builder Sees 96-Per-Cent Profit Drop

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Pipeline and utility company Enbridge is confident it can meet all of the safety demands by the B.C. government for the company's proposed N...

U.S. Blocks Enbridge From Restarting Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada Business

The pipeline regulator on Tuesday blocked Enbridge from restarting its Line 14, calling last week's spill on the pipeline "absolutely unacceptable." ...

Anger Spills Over

CBC | Posted 09.28.2012 | Canada Business

An oil spill on an Enbridge pipeline in Wisconsin has critics in B.C. questioning the safety of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline. A...

NTSB: Company Acted Like 'Keystone Kops' On Oil Spill

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2012 | Canada Business

Enbridge Inc. handled a crude pipeline spill in Michigan like "Keystone Kops," the chairwoman of a U.S. investigator said Tuesday as environmental gro...

U.S. To Reveal Cause Of Enbridge Oil Spill

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada Business

DETROIT - Federal regulators are scheduled to announce the likely cause of an Enbridge pipeline rupture that spilled more than three million litres of...

Enbridge Faces $3.7 Million Penalty For Oil Spill

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Enbridge Ltd. (TSX:ENB) has 30 days to respond to a proposed $3.7 million dollar civil penalty stemming from a pipeline spill in Michigan in...

Enbridge Pump That Spilled Oil Already Back In Operation

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.28.2012 | Canada Business

ELK POINT, Alta. - Enbridge Inc. has restarted a pumping station that caused 230 thousand litres of crude oil to spill northeast of Edmonton more than...

Enbridge Staff Ignored Warnings On Spill

CBC | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada Business

Enbridge pipeline controllers in Edmonton ignored repeated leak warnings for 17 hours before shutting down a pipeline that poured 20,000 barrels of oi...

Under Bill C-38, We're Off the Environmental Hook!

David Suzuki | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

A recent pipeline leak sent 475,000 litres of oil into Alberta's Red Deer River. Thanks to changes brought in under the federal government's Bill C-38, we'll no longer have to think about potential damage to the waterways and land along the pipeline route, unless they're home to "fish that are part of a commercial, recreational, or Aboriginal fisheries."