Oct 18, 2012 | 5:25Daybreak North New research could detect pipeline leaks before they happen Audio
Daybreak North New research could detect pipeline leaks before they happen Oct 18, 2012 | 5:25Questions about how Enbridge would respond to a potential oil spill in its proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project are still being asked, and it isn't yet clear what the company's plans are in case of a disaster. But a Canadian engineer says he has the technology to stop leaks before they even happen. Walied Moussa is a professor in the department of mechanical engineering at the University of Alberta.He spoke with Betsy Trumpener.
Oct 17, 2012 | 7:44Daybreak North Enbridge criticized for "incomplete" answers Audio
Daybreak North Enbridge criticized for "incomplete" answers Oct 17, 2012 | 7:44The Joint Review Panel hearings into the proposed Northern Gateway pipline are underway in Prince George. At the centre is the B.C government and Enbridge's expert panel of witnesses. CBC national reporter Curt Petrovich has been following this story, he spoke with Betsy Trumpener.
Oct 11, 2012 | 10:10Daybreak North David Black on his plans to build a multibillion dollar oil refinery in Kitimat Audio
Daybreak North David Black on his plans to build a multibillion dollar oil refinery in Kitimat Oct 11, 2012 | 10:10David Black is best known as the media mogul behind Black Press, a chain of newspapers covering British Columbia and beyond. But now he 's entering the energy game with plans to build an oil refinery in Kitimat that would refine all the Albertan crude oil the Northern Gateway pipeline could ship. He's in Prince Rupert to pitch the idea, and he joined Leisha Grebinski for a feature interview.
Oct 10, 2012 | 22:00The Current Enbridge Executive makes the case for the Gateway Pipeline Audio
The Current Enbridge Executive makes the case for the Gateway Pipeline Oct 10, 2012 | 22:00While Enbridge and its Northern Gateway Pipeline partners talk Re-Vision, their critics see No Vision in that pipeline route from Alberta through B.C. to the coast. And it is that route in all its various details that they are taking before the regulatory panel this week in Prince George. Today, Enbridge executive Janet Holder makes the case for that pipeline.
Oct 9, 2012 | 7:22Daybreak North B.C.'s former Deputy Minister of Environment has some questions for Enbridge Audio
Daybreak North B.C.'s former Deputy Minister of Environment has some questions for Enbridge Oct 9, 2012 | 7:22Tom Gunton is B.C.'s former Deputy Minister of Environment and current director of Simon Fraser University's Resource and Environmental Planning Program. He says based on evidence submitted by Enbridge, a project the size of Northern Gateway would have 46 spills every four years, and that there has been no reduction in the oil spill rate from 1990 to 2010. To him this raises a question: "If you are so convinced that this is a low-risk project, why are you as a company unwilling to accept the liability for the cost of oil spills?"