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Re: Shale gas - Québec and elsewhere.
« Reply #45 on: September 13, 2011, 07:02:04 PM »
Good links, Boom Boom. I love that oil industry appeal to the scientific evidence; yeah, sure.
 
Here's a media alert about that Kainai Blood fracking blockade:
 
http://rabble.ca/blogs/bloggers/krystalline-kraus/2011/09/activist-communiqu%C3%A9-media-alert-indigenous-women-blockade-m
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« Reply #46 on: September 15, 2011, 02:09:14 PM »
Murdoch, Cheney and other bottom feeders are investing in extracting shale gas in Israel and the US:
 
http://www.fastcompany.com/1704559/rupert-murdoch-dick-cheney-Genie-energy
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« Reply #47 on: September 18, 2011, 10:14:56 AM »
I've noticed that the oil industry are running ads on CNN, CBC, and maybe CTV, pooh-poohing the dangers of fracking. Smiling oil company shills are saying "trust us".  :annoyed 

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« Reply #48 on: September 18, 2011, 05:52:33 PM »
Right in my own newspaper, full page colour ad (for months now) by the Cndn Ass for Petroleum  Producers touting how green the tarsands are.  :crying
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Re: Shale gas - Québec and elsewhere.
« Reply #49 on: September 29, 2011, 05:39:49 PM »
Earthquakes could be linked to B.C. gas drilling
 
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The coincidence of earthquakes and gas exploration warrants further investigation, said University of Calgary seismologist David Eaton.
 
“This would fall within the descriptor of a seismic swarm,” Eaton told CBC News. “I think, you know, any links to hydrocarbon extraction of fluid injection would be really interesting.”  :popcorn
 
 
 
 
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« Reply #50 on: September 29, 2011, 08:08:47 PM »
I remember reading a book when I lived in Van. (in the 70's) and that was a theory discussed then. Cannot remember the author.


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Re: Shale gas - Québec and elsewhere.
« Reply #51 on: September 29, 2011, 08:32:20 PM »
I remember reading a book when I lived in Van. (in the 70's) and that was a theory discussed then. Cannot remember the author.

Google "seismic swarm" and "fracking and seismic activity" and  see how many hits you get. Scary.  :o
 
 
 
 
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« Reply #52 on: September 29, 2011, 08:35:55 PM »
From 2009: Earthquake Swarm Off the Coast of British Columbia, Canada
 
Can't imagine why they allow fracking in such a sensitive earthquake region

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« Reply #53 on: October 08, 2011, 05:36:32 PM »
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« Reply #54 on: October 24, 2011, 07:40:41 PM »
Concerns about effects of fracking from an Envi Canada memo to Peter Kent; especially the use of lots of water, and contamination of land and water by various chemicals used in the process:


http://www.canada.com/technology/Water+consumption+contamination+list+shale+concerns+Memo/5599122/story.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
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« Reply #55 on: November 10, 2011, 10:48:34 PM »
Nikiforuk says we are exporting too much natural gas now and will have to import it by 2035:


http://thetyee.ca/News/2011/11/10/Gas-Exports-Threaten-Security/
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« Reply #56 on: November 12, 2011, 03:17:45 PM »
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Re: Shale gas - Québec and elsewhere.
« Reply #57 on: November 19, 2011, 07:45:01 PM »
Fracking causes earthquakes: http://thetyee.ca/News/2011/11/18/Fracking-And-Quaking/


I have seen arguments elsewhere that it only ever causes little ones, but I wonder how sure they can be of that?
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« Reply #58 on: November 30, 2011, 11:54:59 AM »
About CAPP lobbying Alberta government over shale gas - documents contradict the lobbyist registrar's finding that they were in compliance:


http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/story/2011/11/29/edmonton-lobbying-compalint-dismissed.html
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« Reply #59 on: December 28, 2011, 04:16:43 PM »
Good article by an American publication about fracking in Canada:

http://www.propublica.org/article/oh-canadas-become-a-home-for-record-fracking

Memo to Minister of the Environment about fracking, March 8, 2011 and attached documents:

http://www.propublica.org/documents/item/279805-environment-canada-shale-gas-memo
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