CANADIANS SEE NO THREAT TO GAS EXPORTS
Industry spokesmen say a preliminary ruling by Canada's National Energy Board on environmental issues is not a threat to natural gas exports to the U. S. NEB said Mar. 17 it will reconsider whether its environmental screening of applications for gas exports is adequate. The statement followed a decision by the Supreme Court of Canada that said Ottawa must increase environmental tests of hydroelectric exports from Quebec. There must be more consideration of upstream effects.