Friday, November 28, 2014

Kinder Morgan pulls out of Burnaby Mountain!

Kinder Morgan stops drilling, begins moving equipment from Burnaby Mountain

A Kinder Morgan employees drill on Burnaby Mountain in the background as a signs placed by anti-pipeline demonstrators are pictured in the foreground in Burnaby, B.C., on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. Kinder Morgan has stopped drilling on Burnaby Mountain and will move out its equipment beginning today, a company spokeswoman said Friday.

Photograph by: Jonathan Hayward , THE CANADIAN PRESS






By Tiffany Crawford
Vancouver Sun

VANCOUVER — Kinder Morgan has stopped drilling on Burnaby Mountain and will move out its equipment beginning today, a company spokeswoman said Friday.
An application by Kinder Morgan to extend an injunction keeping protesters away from two drilling sites for its proposed oil pipeline was rejected by the B.C. Supreme Court on Thursday. It means the site must be cleared of excavation work by Dec. 1., the date when the injunction is set to expire. Read more at Vancouver Sun: 
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Thursday, Nov. 28, 2014: Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, and Tsleil-Waututh Elder Ta’ah Amy George have just crossed the Kinder Morgan injunction line at Burnaby Mountain!


By Burnaby Mountain Updates

In crossing the police line, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip said, “I am willing to stand up to Kinder Morgan and be arrested for the future of my grandchildren.”

Tsleil-Waututh Elder Ta’ah Amy George, daughter of Chief Dan George, also crossed the police line. “My people have been fighting for this inlet since contact. In 2014 we're still fighting for this inlet. And we're not just doing this for our future generations, but we're doing this for all peoples future generations, even for Kinder Morgan's," George said. Just before she crossed the police line, George offered the challenge to everyone to “Warrior Up!” and a take stand. 

For updates on the situation: https://www.facebook.com/burnabymountain
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