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SIERRA CLUB ATLANTIC STANDS WITH CITIZENS PEACEFULLY PROTECTING LAND, AIR & WATER FROM FRACKING IN NEW BRUNSWICK

Oct. 22, 2013

 

Halifax, NS -- Peaceful protesters against fracking in New Brunswick are being supported by the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Sierra Club Canada. ... Read more »

Michigan lawmakers sound alarm over Canada's proposal to store nuclear waste near Lake Huron


LANSING, MI -- Two Michigan lawmakers are speaking out against a Canadian proposal to store nuclear waste underground less than a mile from the shores of Lake Huron.... Read more »

Event, Sept 25: Evaluating the Tourism Impact of Declining Water Levels

 

ANNOUNCING EVENT DETAILS:
EVALUATING THE TOURISM IMPACT OF DECLINING WATER LEVELS

 

Controversial changes to Fisheries Act guided by industry demands

 

Commercial fishing boats make their way back up the Fraser River to Steveston Harbour to offload sockeye salmon near the end of a 32-hour fishery window in Richmond, B.C., on Thursday August 26, 2010.

(DARRYL DYCK FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL)

The federal Conservative government consulted with both environmental organizations and industry associations before making controversial changes to the Fisheries Act last year, but listened primarily to industry.

When a section of one of the government’s massive 2012 omnibus budget bills limited the scope of the legislation governing the protection of fish and their habitats, some ecologists said it was the biggest setback to conservation law in more than 50 years.... Read more »

            

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