List of Issues - National Energy Board re Enbridge Line 9

Appendix I - List of Issues

The Board will consider the following issues in this hearing:

  1. The need for the proposed Project.
  2. The potential commercial impacts of the proposed Project.
  3. The appropriateness of the tolling methodology.
  4. The potential environmental and socio-economic effects of the proposed Project, including the potential effects of malfunctions or accidents that may occur, and anycumulative environmental effects that are likely to result from the proposed Project.
  5. The engineering design and integrity of the proposed Project.
  6. The safety, security, and contingency planning associated with the construction and operation of the proposed Project, including emergency response planning and third-party damage prevention.
  7. Consultation with Aboriginal groups and the potential impacts of the proposed Project on Aboriginal interests.
  8. Consultation with affected landowners and the potential impacts of the proposed Project on affected landowners and land use.
  9. The terms and conditions, related to the above issues, to be included in any approval the Board may issue for the proposed Project.

The Board will not consider the environmental and socio-economic effects associated with
upstream activities, the development of oil sands, or the downstream use of the oil transported by
the pipeline.