Calgary-based TransCanada announced Thursday it is seeking a 30-day suspension of its application for Energy East while it reviews how the National Energy Board’s decision to consider the project’s contribution to upstream and downstream greenhouse gas emissions will impact costs.

The two imminent projects, in Kettle and Stony Point First Nation and Lambton Shores, northeast of Sarnia, and Milverton, Rostock and Wartburg, west of Waterloo region, will get underway this month with completion expected in 2018.

Why isn’t the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador speaking out on the Energy East Pipeline?  Premier Notley, of Alberta, states that those opposed to this particular pipeline are “naïve”, “ill informed”, and “tone deaf.”

Canada's pipeline industry is set to grow as members of the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) propose to invest more than $50 billion in pipeline projects in Canada over the next five years.

If history is any indication, messing with Newfoundland’s oil is fraught with risk, especially as the province struggles to get itself out a nasty recession.

Crews of about 450 union skilled trades workers from Consumers Energy and construction contractor Welded Construction are removing 78 miles of 12- and 16-inch pipeline dating to the 1940s and installing a new 24-inch pipeline.

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