Bill Status of HR0123 100th General Assembly
Short Description: ENBRIDGE - ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY
Rep. Anna Moeller
| 9/28/2017||House||Rule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Synopsis As Introduced
Urges Enbridge and any other pipeline company transporting fossil fuels to have an environmental impact study conducted by a third-party scientific organization with no ties to the industry before they lay any new section of pipe and before any section of existing pipe begins to transport tar sands oil or natural gas extracted by fracking, requires any environmental impact study to include the long-term impact of burning fossil fuels on the looming climate crisis, and requires Enbridge and any other pipeline company to be held fully responsible for any environmental damages caused by leaks or spills or for agricultural damage to the farms through which their pipelines pass.