Concerns Over Oil-Tanker Traffic Voiced In Ottawa

Representatives from the commercial fishing industry, environmental groups and First Nations met in Ottawa Tuesday to lobby for a ban on oil tankers off the West Coast. “People say there’s some kind of quasi-moratorium on tanker traffic off the West Coast, but that’s not in writing,” Art Sterritt, executive director of Coastal First Nations, said. “Coastal First Nations are investing huge amounts to make a new sustainable economy on the coast. One spill from an oil tanker and that’s all over.” It is important that people in Ottawa tell oil companies that tanker traffic off the West Coast will not be tolerated, Sterritt said. Sterritt has met Conservative MPs from Ontario who are unaware of the issue, he said. Having a private member’s bill would send a message to oil companies “that tanker traffic is not on,” Sterritt said. ((01 DEC 2010))

http://www.timescolonist.com/technology/Concerns+over+tanker+traffic+voiced+Ottawa/3909467/story.html

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