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Kinder Morgan company used private investigators to monitor protestors. Here's how it worked.

On a sunny morning in late May, people protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline trickled in one by one to mingle at the Watch House campground. Two men hired by Kinder Morgan to report back on the protestors' activities mixed discreetly with the crowd, their identities unknown to the around them. An exclusive investigation, from National Observer.
Kinder Morgan, pipeline protest, Trans Mountain expansion, Burnaby, National Energy Board

Kinder Morgan admits using 'defective equipment' and making 'calculation error'

Kinder Morgan's Canadian subsidiary, Trans Mountain, says a "calculation error" was the cause of mistakes in a report that failed to identify environmental violations committed during recent construction activity in May. The violations of the federal Fisheries Act have been an ongoing problem at the Westridge Marine Terminal in metro Vancouver, National Observer reported on June 12.