Canadian energy board okays Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

first_imgCanadian energy board okays Trans Mountain pipeline expansion FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Anchorage Daily News:The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion should be approved by the government of Canada, the country’s National Energy Board found Friday in a massive report.The project would likely harm endangered southern resident killer whales, increase greenhouse-gas emissions that worsen the impacts of climate warming, and could cause oil spills that would be damaging to the environment, the board found. However, the more-than-700-mile-long pipeline should be approved by the government anyway, the board found, because it is in Canada’s national interest.Final approval now is before the government of Canada, which has nationalized the project, and has 90 days for its consideration.Canada wants to expand the existing Trans Mountain pipeline in order to ship bitumen oil to Asia in hopes of gaining higher oil prices than its market in the U.S. A pipeline spur from the existing Trans Mountain pipeline, in service since the 1950s, brings bitumen directly to Washington refineries, where a variety of products, including gasoline and jet fuel, are produced.The expansion would nearly triple the amount of oil shipped from Edmonton, Alberta, to Burnaby, British Columbia, on the coast just outside downtown Vancouver. The $9.3 billion project would increase capacity to 890,000 barrels of bitumen oil a day, and increase tanker traffic in the Salish Sea from about six tankers per year to more than 400.The board imposed 156 conditions if the project is approved, intended to cover a range of impacts including emergency preparedness and response, consultation with affected indigenous communities, and pipeline safety and integrity. Most are the same conditions as from the board’s previous approval for the project in 2016. The Canadian Court of Appeals last August ordered the board to reconsider its approval, because it had inadequately considered effects on killer whales, and had inadequately consulted with First Nations.More: Despite harm to orcas, Canada should expand pipeline, energy board sayslast_img read more

4 things you should leave out of your resume

first_img 26SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr,John Pettit John Pettit is the Managing Editor for John manages the content on the site, including current news, editorial, press releases, jobs and events. He keeps the credit union … Web: Details It’s time to find a new job. Maybe you’re tired of selling widgets, maybe you just want to live at the beach. Whatever the reason, you’re probably geeked up and ready to go. Maybe you got a fresh haircut, a new suit, and some shiny new black shoes. That’s fantastic. Let’s slow down a bit. Maybe it’s a been a while since you’ve applied for a job, so let’s take a peek at that resume and see how it’s looking. As you update your resume, here are a few things you should leave out if you want a real shot at getting that new gig.Your current work email address: Never use your current work email as your contact email address on your resume. It’s not a good look to use your company email to help you score a new job. The first thing that pops in my mind is someone filling out online applications while they’re getting paid to do something else. Use a personal email address that looks professional. If your personal account is, it’s time to get a new one.Anything that tries to make you appear smart: Unless you graduated high school last Thursday, avoid bragging about high school achievements. If you’re 35, hiring managers don’t care that you were in Beta Club. And avoid fancy words. You should use the same words on your resume that you use in conversation. Trying to appear smart usually looks like you’re trying to appear smart.Any irrelevant information: Your resume is your chance to display the skills and experience that are useful to you in acquiring a job. Anything that doesn’t help you reach that goal should be stricken from your resume. Your part time job cutting grass in high school and the words “references available upon request” both qualify as irrelevant. Save room for valuable information.Anything that makes you look like a weirdo: So, you spend your weekends being a party clown. Your time is your time, but I wouldn’t brag about it. For one; nobody likes clowns. Also, this fact isn’t going to help you get a job, so don’t waste anyone’s time with that nonsense. If you’re applying to work at a circus, ignore everything I just said.last_img read more