Financial Vulnerability Assessment: Who Would Pay for Oil Tanker Spills Associated with the Northern Gateway Pipeline?

This report prepared for Living Oceans Society examines the potential financial liability Canadian taxpayers could face if there were a catastrophic oil tanker spill in the coastal waters of British Columbia’s north coast.

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environmental law, environmental hazards, oil & gas, oil spills, gas pipelines, pipeline, pipelines, coastlines & oceans, pollution, oceans, environmental policy, liability, energy industry, tankers