After we sent copies of our letter to the BC Premier, a Times Colonist contacted Spokesperson Brian Gunn for an interview. Her article was published on the 15th of December:
A group of engineers is asking the province to delay its decision on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, warning that not enough is known about the risk of a tanker collision.
Its concern was echoed by a former federal environment minister, who said the project could be vulnerable to legal claims that the federal government’s environmental assessment was inadequate.
Brian Gunn, Campbell River-based spokesman for Concerned Professional Engineers, said it’s possible for a tanker’s rudder to fail, causing it to take out two bridges in Burrard Inlet. But the risk of vessel collisions with those bridges hasn’t been properly studied, he said.
The organization wrote an open letter to Premier Christy Clark this week, outlining its concerns… Read it the complete article here!