Ontario municipalities raise oil spill concerns on Enbridge pipeline reversal [Financial Post]

Major urban centres along the pipeline’s path, including the cities of Hamilton, Mississauga, Toronto and Kingston, have written to the National Energy Board expressing concern about the integrity of Line 9 and Enbridge’s ability to respond to an oil spill following the Michigan rupture. Their interest in the application reflects a lingering anxiety among municipalities about oil pipelines, more than two years after a report by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board criticized Enbridge’s monitoring procedures and training of control-centre personnel.

view full article: http://business.financialpost.com/2013/03/25/ontario-municipalities-raise-oil-spill-concerns-on-enbridge-pipeline-reversal/?__lsa=23ef-78eb

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