SAINT JOHN, Sept. 20 /CNW/ - Today, the Federal Court of Appeal heard the
Friends of Rockwood Park (FORP) leave to appeal application related to the
Brunswick Pipeline project.
Following the hearing, the Court dismissed the FORP application for leave
to appeal the National Energy Board approval of the Brunswick Pipeline project
and the related Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity issued for the
"We are pleased with the outcome of today's hearing, and are continuing
to develop the project toward a November 2007 construction start-up date and
November 2008 in-service date," said Robin McAdam, president.
A separate application by FORP seeking a judicial review related to the
NEB process is still pending direction from the court on the process for
dealing with the matter.
About Brunswick Pipeline
Brunswick Pipeline is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (EMA-TSX)
an energy company based here in the Maritimes. We are proud to support the
addition of a new and abundant supply of clean-burning natural gas in our
region. Brunswick Pipeline will deliver natural gas from the planned
Canaport(TM) Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) receiving and re-gasification
terminal near Saint John, New Brunswick to markets in Canada and the US
northeast. The 145 kilometer pipeline will extend through southwest New
Brunswick to an interconnection with the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline at
the Canada/US border near St. Stephen, New Brunswick. Visit Brunswick
Pipeline's website at www.brunswickpipeline.com.
For further information:
For further information: Susan Harris, Community Relations Manager,
Brunswick Pipeline, (506) 693-4214, (506) 654-3065 (cell)