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Ottawa Squanders Energy Economy

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Winnipeg Free Press - By: Frances Russell - 3/02/2010 Courtesy of Beautiful Destruction. More and better carbon capture...

Manitoba's Conservation Minister Responds to my Story on Swan Valley Air Emissions

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While composing my story, "Standing the Precautionary Principle on its Head; the Manitoba Government celebrated '09 by allowing industrial pollutants to be released in the Swan Valley," Gov't. of MB photo I invited three Manitoba cabinet ministers to give their input. Just over a month later, I got a response from one of them, Bill Blaikie. Please read my email and his, below. Larry ========== From: Larry Powell [mailto:earthkeeperfarm@yahoo.ca]
Sent: Thursday, December 31, 2009 12:22 PM
To: Conservation, Minister; Agriculture, Minister; Finance, Minister
 Subject: News Story On LP's Pollution Controls Dear Honourable Ministers,

 I'd like to congratulate you all on your recent appointments to new portfolios!

I am a journalist based near Roblin who writes regularly on issues touching on your areas of ministerial responsibility. (I write for my blog - see link below - occasionally for weekly newspapers in my region and magazines such as Briarpatch and Sasq

Biotech Wheat Could Slam U.S. Wheat Prices -Report

Wed Jan 27, 2010 - By Carey Gillam CHICAGO, Jan 27 (Reuters) U.S. wheat prices could fall by 40 percent...