Canadian Government Announces New Regulations to Allow Kitimat LNG Project to Proceed

Canada’s Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, John Duncan, announced today the approval of new regulations that will allow the proposed Kitimat LNG export facility on the Haisla Nation’s Bees Indian Reserve No. 6 to proceed. In addition to the new regulations, the Government of Canada, Government of British Columbia and Haisla Nation have also signed a tripartite agreement that ensures administrative, monitoring and compliance activities for the LNG facility are performed and enforced by provincial officials.

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