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Managing Impacts: Pile Driving at Westridge Marine Terminal Delayed While Stray Sea Lion Escorted Home to Marine Research Station

Trans Mountain delays start of impact pile driving at Westridge while stray Stellar sea lion is escorted home to marine research station at east end of Burrard Inlet.

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Relocation of Vapour Combustion Unit at Westridge Marine Terminal a Complex but Seamless Operation

A team of 45 people worked for 13 days to successfully relocate the Vapour Combustion Unit and associated equipment at Westridge.

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The 28th Annual Great Salmon Send-Off

2018 marks the 28th year of the Great Salmon Send-Off and hundreds of people came to Stoney Creek Community School in Burnaby to celebrate.

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Managing Stormwater Runoff at Westridge Marine Terminal is a Priority

At Westridge Marine Terminal, a plan has been developed to protect local water quality during storm events.

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Project Includes Extensive Plans for Mitigating Impacts on Species at Risk

Since 2012, our environmental team has been out in the field studying a wide range of environmental features, including plants, fish, wildlife and species at risk.

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Canadian Spill Liability and Compensation Regimes Protect Taxpayers, Transport Canada Tells BC

“Unlimited” compensation for marine spills pending with Oceans Protection Act, Transport Canada says in response to BC government policy plan.

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The Government of Canada Responds to the BC Government Intentions Paper on Spill Management

Transport Canada report provides clear and accurate picture of spill management in Canada.

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Trans Mountain Supporting Ongoing Canadian Research of Diluted Bitumen Behaviour in Water

Canadian researchers have devoted considerable time and effort over the past six years to confirm that diluted bitumen behaves the same in water as other oil products — it floats

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Turbidity Curtain Contains Sediment and Protects Fish at Westridge Marine Terminal

Water samples taken near Westridge Marine Terminal confirm the effectiveness of a turbidity curtain installed to contain sediment stirred up during construction activity.

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Watercourse Crossings in Burnaby

A lot of time and care has gone into determining construction methodology and environmental precautions during Project construction to protect streams.

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Meet WorleyParsons, provider of construction monitoring and inspection for pipelines construction on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

WorleyParsons brings decades of experience in Canada and internationally to its role as provider of construction management and inspection in support of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

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Environment a Priority: Minimize, Mitigate and Restore

Our goal is to protect the environment, have as little impact as possible and where we do have an impact, to ensure we are returning the land to its original function.

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Constructing Through Parks and Green Spaces

As part of the Expansion Project, substantial work has gone into determining environmental impacts and mitigation methods to reduce the impact to the environment.

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Geotechnical Studies are an Essential Part of Pipeline Safety

We take a very close and scientific look at the terrain, and what’s under it, as part of studies to optimize the route for pipeline construction.

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Matt McTavish: Protecting Habitat through Environmental Planning

Matt McTavish, an ISA Certified Arborist and Horticulturalist discusses plans for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project related to urban forestry, vegetation management and reclamation.

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Aboriginal Monitor Training Program Provides Opportunity to Recent Graduates

Recent graduates share their experience in an Aboriginal Monitor Training Program sponsored by Trans Mountain.

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Innovative use of snow fencing protecting spawning salmon and trout

Innovative use of a well-known landscaping product is helping spawning fish avoid construction areas for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project.

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Aboriginal Monitors: Incorporating Traditional Knowledge in our Environmental Inspection Teams

A recent program has provided environmental field skills training for 14 First Nations students who have qualified to work as Aboriginal monitors on the Expansion Project.

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Video: Fugitive Emissions Survey

We capture close to 100 per cent of the hydrocarbon vapours generated during loading.

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Environmental Protection Plans: Mitigation a Part of Construction

The plans detail the actions required to ensure protection of land, plants, wildlife, fish and the marine environment in all phases of the Project.

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