Enbridge review panel in Old Massett Tuesday, Wednesday

  • Feb. 24, 2012 7:00 a.m.

The local group opposing crude oil tanker traffic is urging islanders to attend the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline joint review panel hearings that will be held in Old Massett next week.The hearings will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 and Wednesday, Feb. 29, at the Old Massett community hall, starting at 9 am on both days. Valine Crist of CoASt, Communities Against Supertankers, said she is encouraging everyone to attend the hearings, which are open to the public. CoASt is helping to organize carpooling and transportation from Queen Charlotte and Skidegate up to Old Massett. Lunch will be provided for everyone attending on both days, she said.The Old Massett hearing will be the first for the joint review panel since it held two days of hearings in Prince Rupert on Feb. 17 and 18.