Panel suggests shutting down NEB

A panel appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recommended shutting down Canada’s energy regulator, the National Energy Board.
By Staff reporter 16 May 2017 0 25930

A panel appointed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recommended shutting down Canada’s energy regulator, the National Energy Board (NEB).

The panel made 25 recommendations, including replacing the NEB with the Canadian Energy Transmission Commission, which would be based in Ottowa.

Canada’s Liberal government appointed a five-member panel in November to overhaul the NEB, which has drawn criticism in the past for its lack of transparency over pipeline approvals and what were seen to be overly close ties to industry.

The report, published on Tuesday, was based on...

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