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Kinder Morgan Pipeline Would Still Get Green Light Under New Rules: McKenna

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says she would have approved Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion if the project was vetted under new environmental assessment and regulatory rules proposed Thursday.

The contentious $ 7.4-billion project is currently at the centre of an interprovincial dispute between British Columbia and Alberta. The B.C. NDP government proposed restrictions on increased shipments of diluted bitumen from Alberta to the west coast.

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