National Energy Board Ministerial Briefing Binder

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National Energy Board Ministerial Briefing Binder [PDF 6045 KB]

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  1. Introduction
    1. 1.1 Introductory Letter (Copy)
  2. Organizational Overview
    1. 2.1 The NEB in Brief
    2. 2.2 Introduction to the Board: Who We Are
      1. a. Organization Chart
      2. b. Chair/CEO
      3. c. Vice Chair
      4. d. Permanent Board Members
      5. e. Temporary Board Members
      6. f. Chief Operating Officer
  3. Maps of Key Pipeline Projects
    1. 3.1 NEB Review of the Proposed Kinder Morgan - TransMountain Expansion
    2. 3.2 NEB Review of the Proposed TransCanada - Energy East
    3. 3.3 NEB Review of the Proposed Enbridge - Line 9 Reversal
  4. Top Issues
    1. 4.1 Modernizing the National Energy Board: Building Trust with Canadians
    2. 4.2 Applications Process: Making Decisions or Recommendations in the Public Interest
    3. 4.3 Full Lifecycle Pipeline Oversight: Demonstrating Action on Safety and Transparency
    4. 4.4 Engaging With Canadians: Making More Information Accessible
    5. 4.5 2015 OAG/CESD Performance Audit
    6. 4.6 Whistleblower: Backgrounder on TransCanada Whistleblower Investigation
  5. Issues Requiring Early Attention
    1. 5.1 Enactment of Damage Prevention Regulations
    2. 5.2 Update on the Mackenzie Gas Project Sunset Clause Extension
  6. Appendices
    1. 6.1 NEB Regulated Companies
    2. 6.2 NEB & Pipeline Tolls and Tariffs
    3. 6.3 NEB & Cost Recovery
    4. 6.4 Current Litigation
    5. 6.5 NEB & Pipeline Safety Act
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