Tanker Traffic

As Joel Connelly reports at the Seattle P-I, tanker traffic in the San Juan Islands would soar from 5 to 34 a month if the Kinder Morgan Tar Sands pipeline to Vancouver is tripled in size. While the Canadian Government has denounced opponents to the pipeline expansion as radicals, a government-appointed panel in Ottawa said Canada is not prepared to deal with an oil spill in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and in the waters off southern Vancouver Island.

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2 comments on “Tanker Traffic

  1. […] The devastation of a superspill — due to the looming dramatic increase in the volume of oil tanker traffic from Port Metro Vancouver, Cherry Point and Anacortes — would be beyond most people’s […]

  2. […] The devastation of a superspill — due to the looming dramatic increase in the volume of oil tanker traffic from Port Metro Vancouver, Cherry Point and Anacortes — would be beyond most people’s […]

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