The National Energy Board ("NEB") has released a
list of 109 Aboriginal groups that have been approved as
Intervenors in the proceedings before the NEB on the proposed
Energy East Pipeline project. A decision about further
non-Aboriginal Applications to Participate is expected in the
The NEB invites Aboriginal Intervenors to submit a Notice of
Intent to provide oral traditional evidence by August 13th, 2015.
We provide a link to more information here.
Intervenors before the NEB are entitled to participate
throughout the hearings and may qualify for funding. Although the
deadline for Phase I funding has passed, the NEB has not announced
the deadline for Phase II funding. Willms & Shier is assisting
clients across the country to access funding and to support
meaningful participation in the hearing.
The NEB has not yet released information on the Energy East
hearing process, locations and dates. TransCanada communicated to
the NEB that it does not expect to file a complete application
prior to the end of 2015. Once TransCanada's Energy East
application is found to be sufficiently complete, the NEB will
issue a hearing order, which will provide more details on the
The Energy East pipeline, if approved, would transport 1.1
million barrels of crude oil per day along a 4600 kilometer route
from Alberta to Eastern Canada. TransCanada proposes to convert an
existing natural gas pipeline to an oil pipeline for a portion of
the route, and to build new pipeline and pumping stations along the
remainder. TransCanada will also construct new tank terminals in
Hardisty, Alberta and in Saint John, New Brunswick.
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