Showing posts from August 16, 2011

Not in our Backyard; Northern Saskatchewan Residents Protest Nuclear Waste Dump

By: Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press - 08/16/2011 REGINA - Some northern Saskatchewan residents say they're drawing a line in the sand to protect the environment from nuclear waste. Details here.

North Sea Oil Spill: Shell Struggles To Shut Down Second Leak

By MEERA SELVA   08/16/11 Huff Post Green LONDON -- Royal Dutch Shell has shut down the main leak at one of its North Sea oil rigs but said Tuesday it is struggling to stop a secondary spill.... Details here. PLT: Isn't it odd how oil companies have no problem in sucking oil from remote places....just problems repairing the leaks that happen!

The New Harper Government Sharpens its Claws on "The Enemy"

If you enjoy this blog, please consider  donating to the author to keep it going.  Just click on the link below . Thanks! - Larry                                                                                                        PLT: I guess Prime Minister Harper's pledge to be a government "for all Canadians," should have contained a caveat…."except for asbestos widows." Harper's kinder, gentler regime has sent a threatening letter to a woman whose husband had died of an asbestos-related ailment for using the Conservative party logo on her website. The site consists of a personal essay telling of her husbands struggle with his disease and a reminder of Canada's shameless refusal to attach warnings to our asbestos exports.  Please also read; "Harper Disgraces us all, Once Again," and  "Help Convince Canada to do the Right Thing About Asbestos!"