Wynne and Couillard announce their conditions on the Energy East pipeline. Photo by Mark Calzavara.
The Council of Canadians is pleased that Ontario premier Kathleen Wynne has agreed with the Quebec government on stringent conditions for the proposed 1.1 million barrels per day Energy East pipeline project. We see this as a sign that popular opposition to the pipeline is growing in both provinces and pushing governments to take action.
The conditions the two governments have adopted to evaluate the pipeline are: