VICTORY: Court overturns Trans Mountain pipeline approval DONATE Donate | Leave a Legacy Dear Paov, This morning we received some excellent news. The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the federal approval and stopped construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline and tankers project. The judgement confirms the concerns we’ve shared all along: the environmental review was inadequate, and the federal government failed in its duty to consult Indigenous communities affected by this risky project. Read more in our press release here. At this time of celebration, we are incredibly grateful for the courage and dedication of the Indigenous nations leading this legal battle, including West Coast’s client, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. Our thanks also go out to our environmental allies, and the local governments who stepped up to challenge Trans Mountain in the courts. And of course, we are very thankful for you, and the thousands of people like you who... have supported legal efforts to protect the environment, communities and Indigenous rights from Trans Mountain. This victory is yours to celebrate, too! With Canada as the pipeline’s new owner, and a federal government that says it remains “absolutely committed” to moving ahead with the project, we are not letting our guard down just yet. But one thing is for sure – this major legal win will have huge implications for Trans Mountain. This project was always a risky investment, and it just got a lot riskier. West Coast will continue in our key role as lawyers and strategists in the Kinder Morgan campaign as we enter this next chapter of the Trans Mountain saga. And you can help stop this dangerous pipeline for good by making a donation today. Ultimately, this work is not only about stopping this risky project. It’s about safeguarding the land, air and water we rely on, and ensuring a safe and healthy future for our children and grandchildren. Thank you once again for standing with us. Sincerely, Jessica Clogg, Executive Director & Senior Counsel Eugene Kung, Staff Lawyer Our reaction this morning after receiving news of the court victory (Photo: Eugene Kung) DONATE Share Tweet Forward West Coast Environmental Law 200 - 2006 West 10th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6J 2B3 phone: 604.684.7378 fax: 604.684.1312 toll-free in BC: 1.800.330.WCEL This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Update Profile Manage Subscriptions or Unsubscribe

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