Foes Of $5.5B Oil Sands Deal Brace For Scrutiny

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 3:34 PM EST) -- Canada's charities and nonprofits are bracing for scrutiny as the country's pro-oil-sands government accuses them of using foreign money to sabotage plans for Enbridge Inc.'s $5.5 billion oil sands pipeline, which has just begun a 16-month public review.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government says the review process has been hijacked by environmentalists who oppose the oil sands, and that it is taking too long. More than 4,300 people have registered to speak at dozens of public hearings on the project, which would bring crude oil sands...
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