Melissa Gorrie

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Exposing the Blind Side of the Ethical Oil Campaign

(91) Comments | Posted November 19, 2011 | 7:30 AM

It's unethical to allow caribou in Alberta to disappear under the boot print of unchecked tar sands developments. But the ethical oil campaign wants you to ignore that.

Proponents of the ethical oil argument want you to look away as the tar sands drive the...

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How was a Controversial Coal Plant Approved with no Public Hearing?

(1) Comments | Posted July 19, 2011 | 9:00 AM

Many people are outraged by the Alberta Utilities Commission's (AUC) interim approval of the Milner Expansion project; a 500-megawatt coal plant north of Grande Cache, Alta.

Not only would the plant generate about three mega tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions a year, its approval was fast-tracked...

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