Protecting Our Coast, Our Culture and Our Economy

“The Coastal First Nations has spent almost a decade studying the potential impacts of tanker oil spills within our waters. A recently completed report “A Review of Potential Impacts to Coastal First Nations from an Oil Tanker Spill Associated with the Northern Gateway Project” confirmed that a tanker spill would cause significant socioeconomic and environmental effects.

The 1,170-kilometre proposed project would bring crude oil from Alberta to the northern B.C. coast, where it would be loaded onto large crude carriers for transport to Asian refiners through the pristine waters within our territories.”

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