Category Archives: Our Environment

Canada and USA in ginormous fight over oil

This is a Really Big Show, friends. The conservative Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, threw down the gauntlet at Obama’s feet by approving the construction of a pipeline to run from Alberta to the Pacific Coast at Kitimat through … Continue reading

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A Black Mound of Canadian Oil Waste Is Rising Over Detroit-NYT

More “excellent” news from the destructive mining of tar sands and fracking. ~Via http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/18/business/energy-environment/mountain-of-petroleum-coke-from-oil-sands-rises-in-detroit.html?smid=pl-share By IAN AUSTEN Published: May 17, 2013 486 Comments WINDSOR, Ontario — Assumption Park gives residents of this city lovely views of the Ambassador Bridge and … Continue reading

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