BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA—At 6:30 a.m., workers started hacking away at blackberry bushes in a small clearing, wading through ankle-deep mud from the rains the day before. Just steps away, bright yellow signs staked into a berm warned of a high pressure pipeline buried beneath.
BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA—Led by a coalition of First Nations tribes, thousands of protestors took to the streets on Saturday in Canada’s latest pipeline battle.
For the first time ever, a running pipeline approved by the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission (FERC) might get shut down.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved the Atlantic Coast pipeline on Friday. The natural gas project has largely flown under the radar, but it’s one hell of a pipeline: 600 miles long and set to run through three states. Activists have been busy on the ground challenging it since at least 2013—and not far…