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Why Activists Must Continue to Block Flow of Tar Sands Bitumen Through Enbridge Line 9

Because it works, it’s easy and because as admitted by Enbridge in documents submitted to the National Energy Board, Line 9 is disintegrating. The documents reveal that the pipeline has 4738 anomalies related to the formation of fissures and 8223 anomalies related to corrosion. Basically they admit that there are at least 12,961 locations along the pipeline that are on the verge of an oil spill. Last Monday, December 7, 2015 three protesters locked themselves to a valve they closed along Enbridge’s Line 9B pipeline as it enters Québec from Ontario. The valve controlling flow of tar sands bitumen was...