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Canadian Pipeline Landowners

November 28, 2011

As we move into the new discussion of alternative routes for Keystone XL, talk is flying of a route to the west coast of Canada from the Alberta tar sands.  US pipeline route landowners are becoming aware of their counterparts at the Canadian Association of Energy and Pipeline Landowners Associations (CAEPLA).  CAEPLA bills itself as a “decidedly pro-development” group whose goal is advancing:

the legitimate interests of landowners within the context of development, and at the same time, provid(ing) all Canadians with a better understanding of the way property rights encourage responsible stewardship.

CAEPLA has weighed in recently on such US-relevant issues as:

This kind of national body representing the diverse interests of landowners affected by energy and pipeline development doesn’t exist in the U.S.  Maybe it’s time that it did.

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