Alberta NDP Premier-elect could spoil Northern Gateway
“Gateway is not the right decision. I think that there’s too much environmental sensitivity there," said NDP leader and new Alberta Premier-elect Rachel Notley.
The historic NDP majority government victory in Alberta Tuesday night has cost Enbridge an important ally in its beleaguered push to build the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline: an Alberta Premier.
New Democrat Premier-elect Rachel Notley has suggested she believes the $8-billion pipeline, from Bruderheim, Alberta to Kitimat, B.C. is a lost cause.
“Gateway is not the right decision. I think that there’s too much environmental sensitivity there and I think there’s a genuine concern by the indigenous communities,” Notley told the Calgary Herald on April 24.
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