B.C. energy minister slams local council over opposition to Enbridge pipeline
TERRACE, B.C. - Energy Minister Rich Coleman has criticized Terrace city council for its decision to oppose the $5.5-billion Northern Gateway oil pipeline.
Mr. Coleman said Wednesday he can't tell municipal politicians what to do, but he prefers local politicians to follow the B.C. government and hold off on taking a stand on the controversial project until the completion of federal environmental review hearings in 2013.
“We've said all along, the premier's said all along, we're going to wait for that [joint review panel] process. I think some of these other jurisdictions should do the same,” he said. Read More Here Watch the Council Decision Here