Sat Aug 11, 2012, 01:24 PM
alp227 (20,411 posts)
Scathing U.S. report missing from Northern Gateway hearings (on Mich. oil spill by Canadian company)
A scathing U.S. government report on the 2010 Enbridge oil spill in the Kalamazoo River, Mich., has yet to be entered as evidence into the proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline hearings, a B.C. economist says.
In an interview airing on CBC Radio's The House, independent economist Robyn Allan told guest host Louise Elliott that while the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) report was published in July, "Enbridge hasn't tabled any information, at all, about the spill."
Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/08/10/pol-the-house-oil-spill-report-missing-northern-gateway-hearings.html
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Scathing U.S. report missing from Northern Gateway hearings (on Mich. oil spill by Canadian company) (Original post)
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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 03:10 PM
dtom67 (415 posts)
People here in Michigan vote for "drill baby drill " republicans while living in a Wildlife wonderland of forest, rivers and lakes.
An environment that those same repubs will destroy to make profits for their 1% masters...
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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 04:44 PM
truedelphi (25,933 posts)
3. And when a voter tries to oppose the Big Corporations, the voter is
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Told, "Whatza madder wid you? You must be STOOPID if you don't want the jobs the companies will provide!
I know in West Virginia, they have a coal company that will
take down an entire eco system - mountain tops, creeks, river and lake, and damage that environment in a way will take the earth centuries to repair, if ever.
And how many jobs in total does that company provide? Three hundred -- Total jobs.
Three hundred jobs in exchange for their right to wipe out an eco system. And of great significance is this: those jobs will be gone in a decade whether the eco system is saved or destroyed. (Which they conveniently forget to mention.)