No social good from LNG project

In many cases, when mega-projects require government approval and co-operation, there is an argument that pitches the general social good, and in particular the potential for job creation, against whatever environmental damage and other forms of disruption might occur.

In the case of the Pacific Northwest LNG pipeline, however, there is hardly any general social good even being postulated, only billions in private profit being funnelled to a small cabal of energy profiteers.

The proponents, a Malaysian fossil-fuel conglomerate, state openly that their intent is to use this pipeline to convey Canadian natural gas to the West Coast for shipment to Asian customers.

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