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People fill meeting halls to say “no” to the Energy East pipeline

Council of Canadians - April 18th 2014

Energy East TourIt's been standing room only at many of the recent public forums about the proposed Energy East pipeline. Similar crowds have been seen at Ontario Energy Board hearings, which are being held to gauge Ontarians' support for the massive pipeline project that would carry crude from Hardisty, Alberta to Saint John, New Brunswick.

If approved, Energy East would be the biggest pipeline project in North America. Concerns expressed at meetings include the environmental devastation a pipeline rupture would cause in local watersheds and climate change impacts from tar sands expansion. 

Read more, view our new infographic, and see photos from the tour.

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