Pond takes the point on pipelines and oil exploration

Staking out his position on the potential advent of oil tankers and oil and gas exploration on the North Coast, Prince Rupert Mayor Herb Pond seems to have come down rather firmly in the camp of Liberal leader Gordon Campbell when it comes to the development of transportation resources and oil exploration around the region.

Prior to his departure for the Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention which got underway in Penticton today, the Mayor gave a few words of support to Kitimat Mayor Rick Wozney, who is in the process of trying to get a natural gas transfer point built in Kitimat. A pipeline head end that originally was supposed to bring natural gas into BC, but now is apparently being reconfigured as an export terminal…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 5329708734 )-