Burrard Inlet

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Burrard Inlet by Mind Map: Burrard Inlet

1. Exploiters

1.1. Oil Industry

1.1.1. Kinder Morgan (Houstin, TX)

1.1.1.1. TransMountain Pipeline (TMPL/TMX)

1.1.1.1.1. - $5.4-billion pipeline expansion - 890,000 barrels per day (bpd) capacity - 600% increase in tanker traffic through 2nd Narrows, to over 400 Aframax vessels annually - 200% increase in fuel storage tanks and doubled capacity to 3.2 million bbl

1.1.1.1.2. TMPL Pipeline Route: Edmonton-Kamloops-Abbotsford-Burnaby

1.1.1.1.3. Expansion Alternative: TMPL-PugetSound. In operation since 1954, the Puget Sound pipeline system ships Canadian crude oil and condensates via the TMPL system from Abbotsford, British Columbia, for delivery to Wash, State refineries at Anacortes, Cherry Point and Ferndale WA.

1.1.1.1.4. future plans to link a second branch to the Northern Gateway pipeline

1.1.1.2. Parkland Incursion (Provincial Protected Area Boundary Adjustment).

1.1.1.2.1. Cut down trees (13) in Burnaby Mtn. Conservation Area, before being stopped by onsite Burnaby Parks & Recreation staff.

1.1.1.3. Stocks publicly traded at NYSE:KMI/KMP/KMR

1.1.1.4. Media Contact Lexa Hobenshield 604-268-3013 [email protected]

1.1.1.5. “Once the oil leaves the dock, Kinder Morgan holds no obligation or responsibility, even 10 metres out – that’s the carrier’s liability.”

1.1.1.6. Fined for a 2007 construction accident along the pipeline that leaked 230,000 litres of oil in the Westridge neighbourhood of Burnaby BC.

1.1.2. Fracking interest: Profiting from the shale fracking boom: "This isn’t about big finds and big wells. It is about a bunch of little wells — thousands of little wells...They drill the hole, and then they can come back any time they want. " - Kinder Morgan COO

1.2. Federal Agencies

1.2.1. National Energy Board

1.2.1.1. KM lawyers formally requested the NEB to not consider climate change in its pipeline decision.

1.2.2. Canada's Energy Policy

1.2.2.1. Pipelines are critical to Canada, which needs infrastructure in place to export its growing oil sands production. The northern Alberta region has the world's third largest oil reserve, with 170 billion barrels.

1.3. Special Interest Groups

1.3.1. Port Metro Vancouver

1.3.1.1. greenlighted KM TMX application as early as 2011

1.3.1.2. Plans to dredge Burrard Inlet to enable a tanker class upgrade from Aframax (879,600 bbl cap.) to Suez (1,759,200 bbl| cap.), doubling the capacity of a single oil tanker load

1.3.2. Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, Dave Collyer, president

1.4. Municipalities

1.4.1. City of Kamloops

1.5. Politicians

1.5.1. Marg Spina, Councillor, City of Kamloops: "The oil is going to come through anyway."

1.6. Alberta Tar Sands

1.6.1. Canadian oil-sands output is set to rise to 4.5 million barrels a day by 2025, more than double a decade earlier

1.7. Oil Companies

1.7.1. Oil sands production is set to surge in the coming decade with companies including Shell, Suncor Energy Inc. (SU), Cenovus Energy Inc. (CVE) racing to boost output with industry-wide investments of more than C$20 billion annually,

2. Protectors

2.1. First Nations

2.1.1. Coast Salish Nations

2.1.2. Sacred Trust Initiative - Tsleil-Waututh Nation

2.2. Environmental Groups

2.2.1. Burnaby Residents Opposing Kinder-Morgan Expansion (B.R.O.K.E.)

2.2.2. Wilderness Committee https://wildernesscommittee.org

2.2.3. Forest Ethics http://forestethics.org

2.2.4. Dogwood Initiative http://dogwoodinitiative.org/

2.3. Municipalities

2.3.1. City of Burnaby

2.3.2. City of Burnaby Fire Department (disaster response)

2.3.3. City of Vancouver

2.3.4. City of North Vancouver

2.3.5. City of Victoria

2.4. Politicians

2.4.1. Kennedy Stewart, MP Burnaby Douglas (NDP )

2.4.2. Andrew Weaver, MLA (BC Green)

2.4.3. Derek Corrigan, Mayor, City of Burnaby

2.4.4. Grigor Robertson, Mayor, City of Vancouver

2.4.4.1. Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson & Vision Vancouver party are opposed to Kinder Morgan oil pipeline expansion as a top priority of their election campaign.

2.5. Prominent Citizens

2.6. International Supporters

2.7. Foundations