TransCanada’s Energy East Tar Sands Pipeline is DeadTweet
The controversial proposed Energy East Tar Sands pipeline is dead. On Thursday, TransCanada announced it is ending their efforts to build the $15.7 billion pipeline. If built, the pipeline would have carried 1.1-million barrels a day of Tar Sands crude to Eastern refineries and export terminals.
The pipeline faced fierce opposition by over 150 1st Nations, environmentalist and was subjected to pressure from a growing divestment movement.
While the pipeline has been defeated, the Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands expansion vows to continue to fight the three other proposed Tar Sands pipelines; Kinder Morgan’s TransMountain pipeline, TransCanada’s Keystone XLpipeline and Enbridge’s Line 3 expansion.
The Treaty Alliance released the following in response to the Energy East announcement.
by Wakíƞyaƞ Waánataƞ (Matt Remle- Lakota)