Alberta enforcing fewer than one per cent of oilsands environmental violations: Report

If we want anything protected (including our air, water, food and health) it seems we can’t expect much help from the government.
Why are they protecting industry profits instead of our right to life?

One response to “Alberta enforcing fewer than one per cent of oilsands environmental violations: Report

  1. More/related:
    “Cold Lake oil spill leaking for months: Documents”

    “Underground oil spills at an Alberta oilsands operation have been going on much longer than previously thought, according to new documents. Files released to the Toronto Star show the spills were discovered nine weeks ago, but new documents show that bitumen has been leaking since the winter.

    Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. operates the Primrose oilsands facility three hours northeast of Edmonton where four ongoing underground oil blowouts have contaminated forest, muskeg, a lake and have already killed dozens animals including beavers, ducks and birds. According to a government scientist who has been to the site, neither government or industry are able to stop the spills.”

    http://o.canada.com/2013/07/25/oil-spill-alberta-underground/

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