Challenge Accepted: Science in the Northern Gateway Pipeline Process

By Sarah Boon Earth and Environmental Science subject editor A couple of weeks ago, our science policy editors Karine Morin and Pascal Lapointe discussed the Northern Gateway Pipeline (NGP) decision, and challenged bloggers to address the science behind the decision itself. Several Canadian science bloggers stepped up to the plate – David Ng and Meredith […]

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Was the Northern Gateway project approval a science-based decision?

Karine Morin and Pascal Lapointe, Science Policy co-editors Undoubtedly, the government’s approval on June 17, 2014, of a pipeline to transport oil from Alberta to the coast of British Columbia stands as one of the most important policy decisions of the year. By examining the regulatory framework applied and the review process followed, it’s clear […]

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