Aug 302018
 

RELATED:  Reply to: the Court Decision on the TransMountain (Kinder Morgan) Pipeline is “a big mistake”   From: Devon Page, Ecojustice Sent: August 30, 2018 Subject: VICTORY: We’ve defeated Trans Mountain   Just moments ago, the Federal Court of Appeal struck down the federal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline project. It’s been a […]

Aug 302018
 

Sandra, I’m speechless. This morning, Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal overturned the Kinder Morgan TransMountain pipeline approval. This is a huge victory for Indigenous rights, for communities and for our planet. All I have to say today is thank you. To the Indigenous Peoples who have led this movement in since day one, to the […]

Aug 252018
 

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2018-08-06   Comment on "Estimates of exceedances of critical loads for acidification", includes connection tar sands - nuclear - university.

THE REPORT is at: 2018-07-13   “Estimates of exceedances of critical loads for acidifying deposition in Alberta and Saskatchewan” (water and land, nitrogen and sulphur from oil sands)   COMMENT:    I  conclude this is a good news story, taking place over 12 years! Serendipity:   In June 2006 I sat beside a water scientist who told […]

Aug 202018
 

Return to  INDEX, Salish Sea Takeover of our democracy by Big Oil.  You are invited:  presentation. . . Kevin Taft, former Liberal member of the legislative assembly in Alberta will be promoting his latest book “Oil’s Deep State“. He draws on his personal experience as the leader of the official opposition in Alberta to expose […]

Aug 192018
 
2017-10  Book, Oil's Deep State, How the petroleum industry undermines democracy and stops action on global warming - in Alberta, and in Ottawa, by Kevin Taft

RELATED: 2018-04-19 Kevin Taft on what turned Rachel Notley from crusading critic to big oil crusader, National Observer 2018-09-13 An evening with Kevin Taft, author, “Oil’s Deep State”.   https://kevintafttour.ca/   –  Who’s in Charge?   Oil’s Deep Statew the petroleum industry undermines democracy and stops action on global warming – in Alberta, and in Ottawa […]

Aug 062018
 

With thanks to Elaine:   https://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/18/9897/2018/acp-18-9897-2018.html NOTE, thanks to Wikipedia, CATION   An ion is an atom or molecule that has a non-zero net electrical charge  (its total number of electrons is not equal to its total number of protons). A cation is a positively-charged ion, while an anion is negatively charged. Because of their opposite electric […]

Jul 112018
 

You may have guessed:  I am making plans now, to attend the following. Please help spread the word.  And let your MP know your position (not necessarily the same as mine!).     Thanks!  Sandra – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – CORRECTION:   I did not write the notice […]

Jun 172018
 
2016-11-01  Saskatchewan Party received millions in donations from Alberta companies  (Oil and Gas in particular).  CBC

TWO ARTICLES: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/saskatchewan-party-donations-alberta-companies-1.3831759  Critics call Brad Wall’s actions in Alberta undemocratic and unethical Drew Anderson, Robson Fletcher · CBC News · Brad Wall said he’s not considering changes to Saskatchewan’s political donation rules. (Adam Hunter/CBC)   EXCERPT Oil and gas money After compiling the data, using publicly available political donation records dating back to 2006, […]

Jun 152018
 
2018-06-07   The Petro-State.  Provincial Auditor Saskatchewan: abandoned oil & gas wells, $4 billion (Alberta will be many times more).   Revolving door:  former premier Brad Wall now at Osler Law Firm (help for Kinder Morgan).  Before that, Dwayne Lingenfelter to Nexen.

The total number of inactive wells in Saskatchewan has increased by almost 90% between 2005 and 2017 to about 30,000. – – – – – – Tax-payers across Canada – – maybe we should start tightening our belts ? The SK Provincial Auditor is talking potential $4 billion cleanup costs for abandoned wells Alberta has […]

Apr 032003
 

. . .   influence-peddling, The problem is the political system and it CAN be fixed!   RELATED: 2003-03-29   Great Sand Hills (o&g): Whose influence will be peddled at Energy Conference?   Yours?!   2016-11-01    Saskatchewan Party received millions in donations from Alberta companies (Oil and Gas in particular). CBC   Premise:  a well-designed system has built-in […]