Canadian Federal Court of Appeal quashes approval of $9.3-bn Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion

The Vancouver Sun reports that Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer accuses Trudeau’s government of spending billions in “taxpayer money to buy a pipeline (they) can’t even build.”

Construction stops. The industry expresses surprise. The reasons – in adequate consultation with First Nation stakeholders, and increased risk from seaborne oil traffic – do not look easy to overturn.

Despite recent setbacks in the USA, the law remains very much in play in efforts to slow or stop the suicidal march of the fossil fuel diehards towards the climate-meltdown cliff.

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