Thursday, 27 February 2014
Council of Canadians
The Council of Canadians applauds the Tsilhqot’in Nation and celebrates the federal decision to reject the contentious Taseko Mines Limited New Prosperity Mine. Details here.
Fish Lk. Environment CA
New York Times
A United States-Canadian agency called on Wednesday for swift and sweeping limits on the use of fertilizer around Lake Erie to reduce the amount of phosphorus entering the water and creating a vast blanket of algae each summer, threatening fisheries, tourism and even drinking water. Details here.
A duck family labours through an algae-clogged
river in Manitoba, CA. PLT photo.
Polluted water from large man-made lakes of oilsands mining waste is fouling the Athabasca River, says a new federal study. Details here.