Kiitmat council asked to reconsider stance

A reader writes about Kitimat town council's stance on oil pipelines.

Dear sir,

An open letter to council:

It has been deemed by some, although not all, that the LNG proposals for pipelines and port facilities do not present the same environmental risks as does an oil port.

In light of recent developments, can you not be satisfied with the money from the LNG projects? Must you continue to consider supporting all the risks involved with an oil port?

Is simple greed clouding your vision and causing you to represent the interests of Big Oil instead of the interests of the citizens of Kitimat?

My question to you as the Mayor and Council of Kitimat, when is enough enough?

Is there no limit to the degradation to the environment that you would accept, as long as it brings in money?

Please seriously reconsider the stance that council has taken with regard to the Enbridge proposal.

Margaret Ouwehand

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