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Trudeau’s Energy Boss Turns to Electricity After Oil Decisions

  • Jim Carr ‘proud’ of Kinder Morgan, Enbridge pipeline approvals
  • Canada now seeks new transmission lines to replace coal, gas

It was a tumultuous autumn for Jim Carr.

Canada’s pipeline point man was a key player in decisions by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to approve a major liquefied natural gas project in September and a pair of crude-oil proposals from Kinder Morgan Inc. and Enbridge Inc. last month, preceded by a string of regulatory and environmental concessions to quell opposition.