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Simon Fraser report expects 15 spills per year from Northern Gateway

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Tankers would use Douglas Channel to gain access to the terminus of Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway oil pipeline at Kitimat, B.C. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

A new report from Simon Fraser University claims there is at least a 90 percent probability of an oil tanker spill if the Enbridge plan for the Northern Gateway pipeline goes ahead. The report's lead author is Tom Gunton, director of the resource and environmental planning programme and former deputy environment minister for the NDP provincial government. He spoke with Andrew Kurjata.

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