Doubling Tar Sands production for Imperial War

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The Geopolitical Outlook of Giant New Pipelines | by Macdonald Stainsby | CounterPunch | Click HERE to read article

The continuation of the North American master plan for energy continues unabated. The newest pipeline– along with the corridor pipeline through Toronto to Montréal and the Atlantic Coast in Maine that Line 9 is a component part of–could facilitate the doubling of tar sands crude available to distribute daily in a short number of years. Well over a million barrels a day (1.1 according to the proposals) alone would flow through the “Energy East” pipeline to a Saint John terminal – including the refinery owned by Irving, the traditional oligarchy that believe they own large sections of the Maritimes.