Kinder Morgan’s Evidence and Marine Birds (Part II)

Submitted by: BC Nature and Nature Canada

The evidence:

This evidence focuses on impacts to marine birds and highlights how errors in Kinder Morgan’s application misrepresented these impacts. The deficiencies in the Application include:

  • A misleading conclusion regarding avian mortality and recovery time estimates following a freshwater oil spill;
    Errors in the PQERA methodology;
  • Misinformation about marine bird recovery time after a marine oil spill;
  • Selections of marine bird indicator species to represent marine birds in general were unsubstantiated and lacked clarity; and
  • Lack of information about the impacts of routine operations on marine birds