no mitigation measures can protect southern resident killer whales from the noise of trans mountains tanker traffic

No mitigation measures can protect Southern Resident killer whales from the noise of Trans Mountain’s tanker traffic

Today’s recommendation to approve the Trans Mountain expansion by the National Energy Board (NEB) disregards the consequences of oil tankers on the critically endangered Southern Resident killer whale population. There is nothing that can currently be done to reduce the effects of tanker noise on Southern Resident killer whales. While the government says increased tanker traffic is a small percent…