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 Energy and Resources
Ease radioactive waste dumping restrictions, say North Dakota shale oil producers

Ease radioactive waste dumping restrictions, say North Dakota shale oil producers

North Dakota shale oil producers are pushing for lighter restrictions around the dumping of radioactive waste - a cost-cutting measure as prices for their resource plummet.
Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fell short of the 60 votes he hoped to get for Keystone XL passed
Canada, Quebec's political leaders blind to clean tech revolution
 
 WATER
Why BC Hydro always overestimates future power demand- Economist

Why BC Hydro always overestimates future power demand: Economist

BC Hydro routinely and significantly overestimates future power demand - but why? Economist Erik Andersen explains, while questioning the business case and need for the $9 Billion proposed Site C Dam.
Harper govt joins BC in backing Site C, despite significant adverse environmental effects
Law suits, govt errors may sink Site C Dam
 
 Oceans
Tide may be turning on farms destroying salmon habitat

Tide may be turning on farms destroying salmon habitat

For too long, farmers have looked at coho salmon and other species that spawn in small streams as a nuisance, but the tide may be turning - thankfully, says Rafe Mair.
Salmon Farmers' ads more full of crap than seafloor beneath their pens
Harper govt's new salmon farm regs would open floodgates for waste dumping
 
 Climate Change
Oil prices drop as global warming rises- Suzuki

Oil prices drop as global warming rises: Suzuki

Plunging oil prices bring both benefits and challenges to our economy and environment, says David Suzuki. Which is why we must seize this moment to make important changes for our future.
Carbon Year- Pressure building for real global climate pact
The Grinch who stole Climate Christmas