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Oil company ordered to drain lake to deal with on-going tar sands spills

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 26, 2013

There are some things in life you think are permanent. For me lakes are on that list. While lakes will move somewhat over time they are often pillars in our history. I remember the lake I went to almost every summer as a child, the one...

An Oily Cover-up: The tar sands spill that keeps on spilling.

Blog entry by mhudema | July 20, 2013 1 comment

An Oily Cover-up: The tar sands spill that keeps on spilling. Reading the Alberta government’s new energy regulator (AER)  first  and  second  release about the tar sands spill at Cold Lake one gets the sense that a spill happened...

Alberta: A Spill-Filled Summer

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 17, 2013

ALBERTA: A SPILL FILLED SUMMER: It’s been another spill-filled summer in the spill-prone province of Alberta. With Alberta averaging over two oil spills a day over the past 37 years , there are many spills that we don’t know...

Tar Sands spills – 1,528,996.71 litres and still spilling!!

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | September 19, 2013

Right now in Alberta, tar sands bitumen is spilling into the environment at four different sites , one directly underneath a lake. All four spills have been spilling for months and the Alberta and Canadian governments know all about...

New pics and Leaked docs show Cold Lake Tarsands spill has been leaking for months...

Blog entry by mhudema | July 26, 2013 2 comments

New pics and Leaked docs show Cold Lake Tarsands spill has been leaking for months and still spilling. New reports have surfaced that show the on-going tar sands spills near Cold Lake are not only still spilling at all four well...

One down, one to go: Stop CNRL from adding to Cold Lake tar sands damage

Blog entry by mhudema | March 12, 2014

Please sign and share the petition!   Just two days after you helped secure the denial of CNRL’s application to re-start operations at the site of its four on-going, tar sands blow-outs , Greenpeace has learned that CNRL filed...

21 groups petition AER to reject CNRL's second application at troubled Primrose...

Blog entry by mhudema | March 14, 2014

Today 21-groups, representing a range of interests, sent an open letter to Alberta's Energy Regulator (AER) demanding that they turn down CNRL's most recent application to begin high pressure steaming it's beleaguered Primrose tar...

Nine months and still spilling: A recap of the on-going Cold Lake tar sands spills

Blog entry by mhudema | February 12, 2014 1 comment

It’s been almost nine months. You can do a lot in nine months. In nine months you can make and give birth to a baby. For Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL), all they’ve done at their Cold Lake tar sands in-situ site is spill...

Alberta’s Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2013

Blog entry by mhudema | December 27, 2013 1 comment

Alberta’s Top 10 Environmental Stories of 2013 Alberta has had another tough year when it comes to protecting the environment, but a year that has also shown that the resistance to environmental disasters is alive and well. ...

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