As Victorians fuss about the idea of an expanded Kinder Morgan pipeline sending 350 oil tankers sliding past our front door every year, consider this: We already have 800 going the other way.
U.S. government statistics show 548 tankers entered Juan de Fuca Strait bound for Washington state ports in 2010.
Another 252 came in bound for Canada. Jack Knox unpacks the numbers.
The oily truth, strait up: 800 tankers a year http://www.timescolonist.com/news/Jack+Knox+oily+truth+strait+tankers+year/6522107/story.html