At dinner tables, classrooms and online, people have thoughts and questions about Energy East. We wanted we'd take a moment to address some of the things we hear most frequently.
Most polls show strong support for Energy East:
Responses from many First Nations we engage with on this project are diverse. That said, respecting Aboriginal lands and heritage is an important focus for us. Along the Energy East route, we’ve:
Yes. We have many layers to ensure the safety of the Energy East pipeline. It will also have the capacity to remove 1,500 rail tankers that carry oil through communities each day. This is important because according to the Fraser Institute pipeline shipments are 4.5 x safer than those by rail.
No. In fact, when built, Energy East will produce significantly fewer GHG emissions than rail transport, in part because pump stations will be operated in provinces with low-emissions electricity grids.