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Conservative Senator Richard Neufeld

British Columbia Conservative Senator Richard Neufeld is chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources and a member of the National Finance Committee and the Social Affairs, Science and Technology Committee. Prior to his appointment to the Senate in 2009, he served in the British Columbia Legislative Assembly from 1991 to 2008 as MLA for Peace River North. He was minister of energy, mines and petroleum resources from 2001 to 2009.

Supporters of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gather along Wellington Street in Ottawa on May 23. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Supporters of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gather along Wellington Street in Ottawa on May 23. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Oil and gas producers have made strides in reducing the amount of carbon dioxide and other pollutants released through their operations. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Oil and gas producers have made strides in reducing the amount of carbon dioxide and other pollutants released through their operations. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The oil sands in Fort McMurray, Alta. Fossil fuels are at the heart of the debate on climate change. But claiming we can save the planet by leaving fossil fuels in the ground is somewhat absurd and economically disastrous. Our society’s reliance on oil and gas is not going to end any time soon, writes Sen. Richard Neufeld. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The oil sands in Fort McMurray, Alta. Fossil fuels are at the heart of the debate on climate change. But claiming we can save the planet by leaving fossil fuels in the ground is somewhat absurd and economically disastrous. Our society’s reliance on oil and gas is not going to end any time soon, writes Sen. Richard Neufeld. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
B.C. Premier Christy Clark, pictured in this file photo. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
B.C. Premier Christy Clark, pictured in this file photo. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright