Canada approves oil pipeline to Pacific Ocean -- with set of 209 conditions
An aerial view of an oil sands mine near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta Province, Canada on Oct. 23, 2009 [AFP]

Canada approves pipeline to Pacific Ocean, with conditions (via AFP)

Canada approved construction Tuesday of a pipeline to the Pacific Ocean, opening up one of the world's largest oil fields as Washington dithers over another link southward from Alberta's oil sands. The Northern Gateway project gained momentum after…

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