"The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has handed responsibility for fish and fish habitat along pipeline routes over to the National Energy Board. The same agreement also gives the National Energy Board responsibility for dealing with First Nations fisheries if a pipeline or power line crosses their traditional territory.
DFO and NEB quietly announced a memorandum of agreement on December 16, 2013, that went largely unnoticed with the release three days later of the Joint Review Panel decision on Northern Gateway and the slow down in news coverage over the Christmas holidays.
As of December 16, 2013, Enbridge no longer has to apply to DFO for permits to alter fish habitat along the Northern Gateway route. It was also on December 16 that Kinder Morgan filed its application with the NEB for the expansion of its pipeline from Alberta to Burnaby.
Fish and fish habitat along those pipeline is now the responsibility of the Alberta-based, energy friendly National Energy Board."
Either way, thinking back to my sailfish trip to Guatemala a little over two years ago brings a smile to my face - so here's a few vids from the trip
Forgive my wordiness. There's a decent track at the bottom as a reward.
I'm more of the mindset that I'll live in a van down by the coast more than down by a river, but the idea is similar enough
- The Saltwater JournalEditor, present
Troutrageous!: Guana Lake - My First Real Kayak Fly Fishing Outing
Anyway...despite a fairly consistent breeze that was pushing me around a little bit, it was a pretty nice day out on the water. I didn't rea
The Pine Island Angler: More Key West Redfish From Capt. Mike Bartlett
Here's another beautiful Key West redfish that my buddy Capt. Mike caught yesterday on a Gulp shrimp off Key West. These fish are almost
The Fiberglass Manifesto: Afton Angler Fly Tying And Interview
Take notice that if you end up crashing for a few days at the Clear Cure Goo/Clear Cure Eyes headquarters then you should expect to jump in
Troutrageous!: The Secret To A Popular Pinterest Pin
Most of the time, said pins never really generate much user feedback in the form of likes, comments, or re-pins. I maybe get someone to be b