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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...

Is This Really What an Oil Spill Clean Up Looks Like?

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | July 20, 2012

Because that is what i keep saying to myself over and over in my head... Melina Laboucan-Massimo at the site of an oil spill "clean up". Photo credit: Joe Whittle  Last week, a fellow member of the community of Little...

Tar sands destruction hits home, but the world stands UP!

Blog entry by Melina Laboucan-Massimo | June 18, 2011 1 comment

The impact of the tar sands really hit home for me last month, when a pipeline ruptured, in what was one of the largest oil spills in Alberta’s history only 7 km from where my family lives. Over 28,000 barrels of oil from a pipeline...

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