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Bombshell Report on Oil Contamination in Quebec Raises Red Flags For Oil Export Plans

Greenpeace Canada In the days just prior to the Paris climate summit, the Quebec government quietly posted a devastating report on the ongoing ecological impacts from the oil spilt during the Lac Mégantic disaster. Entitled Train tragedy in Lac-Mégantic: Impact on fish communities of residual petroleum contamination of the Chaudière River , it details the ongoing impact of the oil that is still in the river system. Story here.

Fracking Operation at Fox Creek, Alberta Closed Indefinitely After Earthquake

CBC News Magnitude 4.8 quake rattles area, but no injuries or damage reported, energy regulator says. Story here. RELATED:  "Is the "Dubious Duo" of Fracking & Earthquakes More Common in Canada Than we Know? PinP Wonders..."