Northern Gateway Project Research Paper

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NGP – Dreams and Nightmares Introduction * The Northern Gateway project is a major petroleum pipeline project proposed by Enbridge Inc. * NGP is a $5 billion investment that, if approved, will transport 525,000 barrels per day of Alberta’s oil sands bitumen to Kitimat, BC, where it would be shipped by super-tanker to China. Thesis Statement * There are dreams as well as the nightmares associated with this project which cannot be ignored any cost. * The issue that needs to be discussed here is whether economic benefits exceed the environmental damages that could be caused in future as a result of any natural calamities or is it vice-versa. Body 1 – Environmental risks and cost associated with the project in BC: Risk with oil spills- * Oil spills which would affect the nearby lakes,…show more content…
residents) has also been raised. Works Cited List 1) “Enbridge oil spill worries B.C. pipeline critics”. 1 Aug.2012. Web. 29 July 2012. 2) VanderKlippe, Nathan. “Scrutiny of Enbridge moves beyond potential spills”. The Globe And Mail. BC: Prince Rupert. 12 December 2012. Print. 3) “The Northern Gateway Oil Pipeline.” Web 4) “The Facts - Enbridge Northern Gateway”. Web 5) “Northern Gateway pipeline: benefits vs. Concerns”. 11 Jan.2012. Web. 10 Jan.2012. 6) Pablo, Carlito. “Hearings on Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline called “meaningless” in Vancouver”. Web. 9 Jan.2013. 7) Lavoie, Judith. "Is Canada prepared for an oil disaster?" Times Colonist. May 6, 2012. 8) O'Neil, Peter. "B.C.'s decision on Northern Gateway will be signal to world: Redford." Financial Post. December 16,

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