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Michael Stewart is the blogs coordinator at rabble.ca and a freelance writer. He is a bad editor, a PhD dropout and a union thug. He lives in Victoria, B.C. Follow him on Twitter @m_r_stewart
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Despite widespread resistance, NEB recommends Kinder Morgan pipeline for approval

Rueben George about to talk to media about the NEB recommendation.

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The National Energy Board (NEB) has recommended the approval of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, despite widespread opposition amongst affected communities and First Nations.

The report contains 157 conditions, including expanded marine oil spill response, detailed carbon offset plans and holding $1.1 billion in liability insurance.

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Trudeau greenlights Energy East on condition it's built using recycled materials

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has rubber-stamped the controversial Energy East pipeline project on the condition it is built using only recycled materials, rabble.ca has learned.

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