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Legal Backgrounder: First Nations Legal Challenges to Enbridge Pipelines and Tankers Project

First Nations, tar sands, Enbridge, pipelines and tankers, energy
Clogg, Jessica

In a wave of legal filings between July 11 and July 14, 2014 eight First Nations from Haida Gwaii to Yinka Dene territory west of Prince George have set in motion legal proceedings that, combined with 9 court cases filed earlier this year, have the potential to stop or significantly delay the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipelines and tankers project (the “Enbridge Project”). This publication provides details on the legal cases, and several events leading up to the legal cases.


Publication Date: 
July 1, 2014
Publication Pages: 
West Coast Environmental Law
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