Inslee calls Canada pipeline ‘profoundly damaging,’ fears for orcas in surprise deal 

Canada stuns opponents, cheers backers of the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion with an unprecedented deal to buy, guarantee expansion.

An unprecedented deal between the Canadian federal government and Houston-based Kinder Morgan to expand the Trans Mountain Pipeline poses grave risks for the critically endangered southern-resident killer- whale population, and drew a stiff rebuke from Washington’s governor, who called the pipeline “profoundly damaging.”

Source: Inslee calls Canada pipeline ‘profoundly damaging,’ fears for orcas in surprise deal | The Seattle Times