Category Archives: Energy

@CoCRedDeer at the final #RedDeer Public Market. Come see us this Saturday #NoFracking #SaveOurSeed

Did you know that hydraulic fracturing has been occurring for decades but fracking for unconventional gas is relatively new and poses serious threats to our health and water? If you did not know this, then come out to our table … Continue reading

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Government Approves #NorthernGateway #Pipeline, @COCRedDeer says #no

Your local chapter opposes the Northern Gateway pipeline as well. It is important that we see who is approving this and why they want this in first. I can tell you it is not about jobs or creating wealth for … Continue reading

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Protect our water from #fracking with @CouncilofCDNs

Fracking – also known as hydraulic fracturing – is one of the biggest threats to clean water. It’s a process to extract natural gas or oil trapped in shale rock and coal beds. Using millions of litres of water, thousands … Continue reading

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An oil-spill-filled summer in #Alberta

Read this post by Greenpeace about all of the spill in Alberta over the summer. This is very alarming. http://www.greenpeace.org/canada/en/Blog/alberta-a-spill-filled-summer/blog/46655/

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Auditor General agrees to perform #safetyreview of #pipelines in #AB

Alberta’s Auditor General has agreed to a safety review of pipelines in the province! The Council of Canadians is one of the 54 co-signers mentioned in the article below. http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/politics/Auditor+general+investigate+pipeline+safety+Alberta/8904153/story.html

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