Over the First Hurdle and into the Sharks: The NEB Recommends Approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

Over the First Hurdle and into the Sharks: The NEB Recommends Approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

After reviewing tens of thousands of pages of evidence during a hearing process that had 1650 registered participants (400 of which had full intervenor status) and lasted 686 days (including two lengthy pauses in the legislatively mandated review timeframe),[1] the NEB has handed Kinder Morgan its first victory on the long road toward the twinning of its existing Trans Mountain pipeline system between Edmonton, AB and Burnaby, BC (the Project).

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Federal Agencies’ Proposal Would Require Some Government Contractors to Report Whether They Publicly Disclose Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals

Today, the Department of Defense (“DoD”), General Services Administration (“GSA”), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (“NASA”) (collectively, the “FAR Council”) proposed amendments and revisions to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (“FAR”) that would require some government contractors to indicate whether they publicly disclose greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions and/or quantify corporate GHG reduction goals.

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