Author Archives: Jessica Ernst

Rapists Rule the Law? Bill Crosby released

Cartoon by Michael de Adder July 1, 2021 Bill Cosby released from jail after sex assault conviction overturned by court by Maryclaire Dale, The Associated Press, June 30, 2021, Global News Pennsylvania’s highest court threw out Bill Cosby‘s sexual assault conviction and released … Continue reading

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New Study on Climate Litigation: Failing to heed latest science or lawyers intentionally working to ensure their clients’ lawsuits fail to keep big polluters, judges and enabling “regulators” and gov’ts happy?

Filling the evidentiary gap in climate litigation by Rupert F. Stuart-Smith, Friederike E. L. Otto, Aisha I. Saad, Gaia Lisi, Petra Minnerop, Kristian Cedervall Lauta, Kristin van Zwieten & Thom Wetzer June 28, 2021, Nature Climate Change (2021) Abstract Lawsuits … Continue reading

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Dr. Trevor Hancock to gov’ts: “Stop pandering to the large corporate welfare bums and actually do something to protect citizens from corporate-created harms.”

Stop subsidies to ‘corporate welfare bums’ that harm our health by Dr. Trevor Hancock, June 27, 2021, Victoria Times Colonist One of the frequent complaints by the proponents of neoliberal economics and small ­government and their corporate supporters is that … Continue reading

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No Canada Day until catholic church is ordered to pay taxes; pays for their heinous crimes; hands over residential school records of rape, murder, disease, starvation and secret unnamed deaths and burials of children the gov’t and RCMP stole from families; pope apologizes – publicly; feds quit their abusive lawsuits and attacks against the harmed; and Truth & Reconciliation appropriately honestly respectfully completed. I’ve been boycotting Canada’s Colonial Rape & Pillage day for years.

Comments July 1, 2021: A few hours ago, I heard sirens, many sirens, getting louder and louder. I looked out to see flashing red lights on many fire trucks circling the Rosebud church parking area, big puffs of blue fumes … Continue reading

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Incredible Cumulative Impacts victory for Blueberry River First Nations: Yahey v. British Columbia. Will Horgan’s NDP appeal to let industry’s rapes continue another decade or more, notably with how slow the Supreme Court of Canada’s process is?

Congratulations to Blueberry River First Nations for not settling and gagging, and not giving up, and this fantastic win. They filed their complicated massive case in 2015 (my case is simple – one frac’d water well, one person). A mere … Continue reading

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Federal Competition Bureau seeks to block sale of Tervita Corp to Secure Energy Services: “Secure and Tervita are the two largest suppliers, and in many areas, the only suppliers of oil and gas waste services in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin”

Competition Bureau challenges proposed merger of rival Calgary oil service firms by Steve Jenkinson, June 30, 2021, Calgary Herald The federal Competition Bureau is seeking to block the sale of Tervita Corporation to Secure Energy Services, asserting the proposed merger … Continue reading

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Groups urging UN to adopt global frac ban say they’ve won backing of Ireland. Environnement Vert Plus spokesperson Pascal Bergeron in Canada: “could be a major game changer, and affect gas pipeline and LNG projects, among others, all across North America.”

Ireland presses UN to agree a global fracking ban by Mitchell Beer The Energy Mix, June 30, 2021, Climate News Network Campaign groups urging the United Nations to adopt a global fracking ban say they have won the backing of … Continue reading

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Excellent letter to Premier John Horgan by BC citizens, John, Rosemary and Diane Baxter: “During a news conference on CHEK TV news last night did we really hear you use the words ‘CLIMATE CRISIS’?” It would be helpful if Horgan and his pollution-enabling NDP clan read Baxters’ letter and take appropriate action to stop LNG, stop frac’ing, stop murdering old growth forests.

Subject: PREMIER HORGAN! During a news conference on CHEK TV news last night did we really hear you use the words ‘CLIMATE CRISIS’? Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 15:01:16 +0000 From: Rosemary Baxter <email hidden; JavaScript is required> To: email … Continue reading

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Mysterious disease killing songbirds and owl in 6 states, sympoms include crusted-over eyes, blindness, seizures, loss of balance, head-bobbing, death within a day. Too much fossil fuel industry pollution spreading, dumped, oozing out, contaminating air, food, waterways and wells while $millions in public money is laundered into polluter pockets, enabling authorities and law firms via witch hunts by cruel idiots like Steve Allan & Jason Kenney?

**Is there a connection to the neurological disease severely sickening and killing humans in New Brunswick?** Mysterious Brain Syndrome Stumps Canadian Doctors, Six years after they were first reported, debilitating neurological symptoms have shaken the province of New Brunswick and … Continue reading

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Confession Time

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Pennsylvania: Judge J. Andrew (Drew) Crompton, who helped craft Act 13 (parts later struck as unconstitutional) and publicly boasted of his “Shell shirt” in 2016, recuses himself from Murrysville frac appeal case

The Order Commonwealth Court judge recuses himself from Murrysville fracking appeal case by Patrick Varine, June 28, 2021, Murrysville Star A Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania judge whose previous career included helping craft state fracking legislation has recused himself from a … Continue reading

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Frac’ing us to death, in many more ways than toxic chemicals injected into our drinking water aquifers and polluted into our air

Another factor to keep in mind in Colorado’s oil and gas communities — healthy minds, We must have a larger community vision where we promote health and realize that how we are operating right now leads to chronic stress, depression … Continue reading

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Retiring Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Abella when asked if she’d change any of her past rulings: “Not One.” The End.

Comment by a rural Albertan: “Pretty frightening stuff by somebody who knew about gas chambers and how easy it was to make a mistake i.e. the Jews and Royals that backed Hitler up yet she is beyond all that, only … Continue reading

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Another racist misogynist on Alberta’s Bench? Donald Norheim let go over rude/bullying courtroom behaviour and views regarding “Indigenous accused, female victims of domestic assault, and consent in sexual assault cases which cause significant concerns for the perception of trial fairness….” How many millions in legal costs did taxpayers pay for his many court actions? (In Canada, taxpayers pay legal bills for judges, even those let go for bad behaviour.) Has the Court ordered Mr. Norheim to apologize to those he harmed?

Former Hinton judge let go over ‘rude and bullying’ behaviour loses bid for reappointment by Jonny Wakefield, June 26, 2021, Edmonton Journal A former Alberta judge denied a reappointment over his courtroom behaviour and views regarding Indigenous people and abuse … Continue reading

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What’s in a picture? Compare Dogwood’s “Stop Funding Fracking” billboard in Vancouver to Sean Lennon/Yoko Ono’s in NYC “Imagine There’s No Fracking.” One enables frac’ing, the other does not. Can you see the difference?

2012: Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon “Imagine There’s No Fracking” message to Governor Cuomo on New York Billboard Two years later: 89-34 vote! New York Assembly passes fracking ban 2021 06 24: Dogwood’s “Horgan: Stop Funding Fracking” billboard at Vancouver intersection … Continue reading

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Thank you, Polly Higgins! Legal experts worldwide draw up ‘historic’ definition of ecocide.

Legal experts worldwide draw up ‘historic’ definition of ecocide, Draft law is intended to prosecute offences against the environment by Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent, Jun 22, 2021, The Guardian Legal experts from across the globe have drawn up a … Continue reading

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Drought makes California cut water for 4,300 rights holders, some will be entirely without while oil companies continue to remove billions of gallons of water from the hydrogeological cycle via frac’ing, and inject toxic waste into protected aquifers.

How much water goes into oil fracking in drought-stricken California? by Eric Ting, SFGATE, June 28, 2021 When California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced plans to ban hydraulic fracturing, a highly controversial method of oil and gas production more widely known as … Continue reading

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Nikiforuk: Who saved Alberta’s mountaintops and precious clean water? Albertans. “Coal Bullshit” Grassy Mountain project is dead. No thanks to Kenney Gov’t or regulators. annie_fiftyseven: “What a bloody circle-jerk.”

Thank you Mr. Nikiforuk for your exemplary reporting. I believe it’s the main reason Grassy Mountain is spared Rinehart’s greed and Kenney’s/UCP’s betrayals and idiocy. AER and the feds don’t give a shit about us, other species, water or the … Continue reading

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Racist Caveman Canada Frac Rape & LNG Pillage up next with Pieridae’s 5,000 worker camp 50 km from Paqtnkek First Nation? Women and children sacrificed to keep oil and gas polluting the world and CEO pockets bulging? Stop it! “Lead in Love” instead!

Dr. Sandra Steingraber: Frac’ing is not only systemic racism, It’s not only misogyny, It’s not only genocide against Indigenous people, It’s also hate against people who are queer. That’s just very plain in the frac’ing fields of the United States. … Continue reading

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AER says no to Grassy Mountain Coal Mine. Must be the “F*ck You Kenney, Mountains Not Mines” mugs going around, reporting by Andrew Nikiforuk, thousands of Albertans yelling “NO!” and study by Brad Stelfox et. al. because “Public Interest” is nowhere in REDA or AER’s mandate.

Did Kenney order AER to do this, because he’s been sliding deep into unpopular hell and wants to be re-elected? He’ll never make Prime Minister of Canada if Albertans turf him. Best comment to the CBC article below: Daphne Veilleux: … Continue reading

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New study: What a racket! USA fossil fuel (coal, natural gas, gasoline, diesel) producers benefit from $62 billion in subsidies annually, translates into large funds for individual companies due to relatively small number of producers.

The producer benefits of implicit fossil fuel subsidies in the United States by Matthew J. Kotchen, April 6, 2021, PNAS, 118 (14) e2011969118 https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2011969118 Complete paper in PDF SignificanceThere are real and substantial financial implications to fossil fuel producers of … Continue reading

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“Utter disgust” at retired judge Brian Giesbrecht’s “filth” telling us “to move on” from 215 Indigenous children found in unmarked graves at Kamloops Residential School. “He is the disease.” A despicable Canadian Caveman. “I worry about how he may have injected his incredibly biased views against Indigenous people during his time as a judge in Manitoba. I am thoroughly disgusted.”

Winnipeg Sun Contributes to the Denial of the Atrocities Experienced by Indigenous Children Forced to Attend Residential Schools June 11, 2021 Mr. Mark Hamm, Editor-in-ChiefWinnipeg Sun1700 Church AvenueWinnipeg, MB R2X 3A2 Re: Winnipeg Sun contributes to the denial of the … Continue reading

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Silica Dust is Deadly. Don’t let CanWhiteSands, any sand miner, frac’er or their enabling “regulators” tell you otherwise

Silica dust – does it really matter? by Jeremy Martin, June – July 2021, Hardscape Magazine Respirable crystalline silica dust has been a hot subject in the industry for some years now. I first heard rumbles about updated OSHA standards … Continue reading

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More frac bankruptcy stench and Encana/Ovintiv Hanky Panky with CPPIB? How many Steve Harper appointees on the Board?

Excellent question in comment by TedCruzAteMyKids: Why is CPP investing in capital intensive fracking operations especially when the past few years have seen shale and fracking burn investor cash? … CPPIB expands bet on Colorado fracking by joining new venture … Continue reading

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While oil & gas frac’ing’s unacceptable environmental and public health impacts continue, including permanently removing billions of gallons of drinking water from the hydrogeological cycle. Sick.

New federal policy restricts thermal coal mine projects, citing ‘unacceptable’ environmental impacts by Emma Graney, June 11, 2021, The Globe and Mail New and expanded thermal-coal mines are highly unlikely to get the green light under a policy change announced … Continue reading

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When will the frac’ing insanity stop? Worrying Rystad Energy frac quake analysis.

Treating the US oil industry’s dark water: As earthquakes increase, billions needed to switch course by Rystad Energy in Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, June 14, 2021 A worrying Rystad Energy analysis of seismic activity in the US’ key oil producing … Continue reading

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John A. MacDonald and Egerton Ryerson going ape shit in their graves this carving not of them instead of Amanda Polchies, Mi’kmaw woman from Elispogtog First Nation, defending her community and drinking water from being raped by colonial frac’ers? Beautiful courage: “Wisp of Hope.”

Mi’kmaw artist picks iconic fracking protest photo for newest stone carving, ‘It was an image I’d always wanted to try to carve,’ says Steve Lawton by Nic Meloney, CBC News, Jun 13, 2021 Steve Lawton says he’s wanted to carve … Continue reading

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Here’s Why Your Gas Stove Is Killing You (and the frac-harmed)

“Natural” gas in North America now comes via hydraulic fracturing which is extremely polluting, anything but “natural,” harms many, and divides families and communities. Dr. Mary Wood: Once a frac’ing company goes into a community, they never leave. Long after … Continue reading

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“Bankruptcy for Profit.” How bankruptcy lets companies walk from clean up. CAPP/AER/OWA’s Plan all along? “They’re just looting what remains and leaving us with the financial and environmental fallout.”

How bankruptcy lets oil and gas companies evade cleanup rules; “It’s basically bankruptcy for profit” by Naveena Sadasivam, Jun 07, 2021, Grist A battle over who is responsible for cleaning up hundreds of oil and gas rigs in the Gulf … Continue reading

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USA: “Law” makers that don’t know the law or intentionally abuse it? Or, just more of the same “rule of law” when it suits them? Federal judge says Senate Republicans had no legal right to sue to overturn Delaware River Basin Commission’s frac ban.

Federal judge throws out lawsuit to overturn fracking ban at Delaware River, The suit was filed a month before the Delaware River Basin Commission decided to officially ban fracking by WNEP Web Staff, AP, June 11, 2021, 16WNEP WAYNE COUNTY, … Continue reading

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More set-up to hang Canadian taxpayers with frac’d gas clean up? Tourmaline buys Black Swan with $350 Million debt. What about AER’s five charges against Tourmaline for 2018 sour gas release that reportedly harmed human health? Much “natural” gas in NEBC is sour.

Why did the main media leave out AER’s charges against Tourmaline? If anyone knows the outcome of the Court hearing Feb 19, 2020 in Grand Prairie, please let me know. Thank you. As natural gas prices sizzle, Tourmaline buys Black … Continue reading

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Must Watch Both: Bedrock Rights, film identifying how frac’ing harms and abrogates human rights and Conversation: Sandra Steingraber, biologist and Mary Wood, award-winning law prof

Dr. Mary Wood: Once a frac’ing company goes into a community, they never leave. Long after they have left, the contamination stays. Dr. Sandra Steingraber: Frac’ing is not only systemic racism, It’s not only misogyny, It’s not only genocide against … Continue reading

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Letter by Paul Strome on “boondoggle” bizarre notoriously polluting Goldboro LNG scheme. “When you take a look at what Pieridae’s performance is on the stock market right now and how Pieridae has done for the past several years in the market you will understand my lack of faith in their ability to perform.”

Pieridae’s “Goldboro” Debacle by Paul Strome, May 5, 2021, The Inverness Oran Dear Editor, What a vast majority of Canadians don’t realize is that we are on the hook for cleaning up billions (if not trillions) of dollars of environmental … Continue reading

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UPDATED with English translation. Gérard Montpetit: Judicial terrorism and frac’ing

May 31, 2021 Good Morning, Jessica It is with deep sorrow that I learned, in The Tyee, that your judicial battle was over.  You are right; you may have lost the judicial battle, but you won the battle of public … Continue reading

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Frac Sand Sentinel #374: Photos of the Devastation & Must Read Submission to Wisconsin’s Frac Sand Mine “Hands Off” “Failure” of a “Regulator” DNR by Dwight (Town Chair of Curran Twp) and Ruth Swenson, Hixton WI

May 26, 2021 Roberta WallsWDNR Nonmetallic Mine Coordinator Ms. Walls, Thanks for the invitation to provide public commentary regarding the WI Adm. Code NR135.06(5) concerning rulings governing local and county non-metallic mine site reclamation efforts in Wisconsin. This is a critical area of … Continue reading

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Oh Order of Caveman Canada: Best comment of the last two frac’d decades!

Morgan got the Order of Canada for fracking your aquifer. Comment by a Canadian living in Manitoba, June 8, 2021, in response to this post: A murder mystery: Who really killed Encana? Or is this a Gwyn Morgan Puff Piece? … Continue reading

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Bad joke? Gov’t fizzes up self-regulating Canadian Judicial Council, where judges regulate judges. Racist Caveman Canada has no “justice” system; just an expensive (and for most) inaccessible legal system. Besides, lawyers can quit whenever they like, no matter how many hundreds of thousands of dollars you paid them, or what the “rules” say, and Supreme Court of Canada judges lie in rulings which the Candian Judicial Council thinks is just fine.

Pfffft! What good will a few burps do added to the Canadian Judical Council? Judges in Canada self-regulate like the oil and gas industry does, and we all know the many crimes oil and gas companies get away with in … Continue reading

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Think racist Caveman Canada will reconcile with peoples rich politicians toss via genocide? Never. Stuff your heartless deflections pope, and your cruel legal abuse and fake words trudeau jr, you know where.

My love to the people and families, the dead children and the abused, starved, sickened, brainwashed with lying religion, and raped children that survived. Healing won’t come from corrupt churches, pope after pope, any gov’t or prime minister. Healing comes … Continue reading

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Japex sells Canadian shale gas “asset” to frac quaker Petronas for “extraordinary loss of C$493 million”

Japex cuts its losses and exits Canada shale asset, Japanese company to recognise a large extraordinary loss by Rusell Searancke, May 14, 2021, Upstreamonline Japan Petroleum Exploration (Japex) has sold to Petronas its interest in a Canadian shale gas asset, … Continue reading

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Another “No Duty of Care” legally immune AER “shell” game to let big polluter Shell avoid clean up? Looks like it. AER gives Shell-Pieridae sour gas marriage a hearing

It’s time to nationalize Shell. Private oil companies are no longer fit for purpose, Failing, heavily subsidized private oil companies enjoy the profits of oil extraction while the rest of us pay in tax dollars, human rights abuses, and an … Continue reading

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Alan Brubaker against frac’ing: “Those chemicals they use to frack are highly poisonous to humans. Those chemicals cannot be filtered out. What are you thinking, money over the lives of millions people? All who pass this should be put in prison for life.”

Against fracking by Alan Brubaker, Snowflake, Jun 1, 2021, White Mountain Independent In first place, I still am against fracking, because the the chemicals used in the process to break up the soil and rock to remove the oil or … Continue reading

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New study: Living near oil development associated with lower lung function

Respiratory health, pulmonary function and local engagement in urban communities near oil development by Jill E. Johnston, Temuulen Enebish, Sandrah P.Eckel, Sandy Navarro, and Bhavna Shamasunder, June 2021, Environmental Research, Volume 197, 111088 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2021.111088 Highlights •Urban oil and gas development occurs … Continue reading

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Give your brain a shake Mr. Wallace! AER owes No Duty of Care to Albertans harmed by its actions or inactions (failure to regulate is AER’s fav pastime), has no public interest or public health mandate, abuses and violates the rights of harmed citizens, and is led by questionable old white dudes.

Head of coal-mining panel says Albertans’ trust in resource regulators to be examined, Ron Wallace says public’s low confidence in regulatory body is ‘a major thing’ by Bob Weber, The Canadian Press, May 31, 2021, CBC News A public consultation … Continue reading

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Private land; Frac’ers Garbage Can. Sentron LD 3000 oil barrel on Rosebud River coulee, Ernst property; Matching barrels at Encana/Ovintiv (now Lynx) 7-13 Compressor station.

Comment from a rural Alberta: Good job on the “barrel racing”, Jessica, they won’t forget …this isn’t your first rodeo! Ha. *** Yesterday, walking home checking the mail, I noticed a black blob that did not belong on the landscape … Continue reading

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Lorne Sossin: Statutory Bars to Constitutional Remedies: The Importance of Being Ernst

ERCB was EUB, is now AER My ex lawyer, Murray Klippenstein, on the Board of the “regulator” of his profession – the Law Society of Ontario (LSO), quit abruptly via email on August 26, 2018, withheld my website for nearly … Continue reading

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AER’s new CEO Laurie Pushor farting spin to make landowners, counties, municipalities ripped off by oil & gas shut up?

One of the comments to the Globe article: Mark Shore: This is clearly an improvement, but something seems off. The regulator hasn’t yet landed on a concrete number of how much energy companies must spend each year on clean-up activities, … Continue reading

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2021 06 24: $400 gets you a module with Mark Taylor, frac’er of blue icing, ex lying Encana manager, ex AER VP who did the hanky panky with ex AER Chief hanky pankster Jim Ellis. Another Caveman Canada shit show brought to us by oil & gas.

Navigating the Energy Regulator when Conducting Acquisitions and Divestitures (June 24, 2021) Course Length 4 hours Instructor JWN Energy Courses Released 24 Mar 2021 Price $400.00 Description This four-hour live course is designed to guide participants through the regulatory issues from … Continue reading

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Why no charges against Encana/Ovintiv for intentionally frac’ing Rosebud’s drinking water aquifers and diverting water from them without the mandatory permit, violating The Water Act, Water Ministerial Regulation, and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act? Rule of law when it suits them.

Calgary company, directors plead guilty to environmental charges by Postmedia News, May 28, 2021, Calgary Herald A Calgary company and the directors of two others have been fined a total of $55,000 after pleading guilty to the dumping of contaminated … Continue reading

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Parallel situations between Canada and Honduras: Father Melo and Phil Little compare Berta Cáceres with Jessica Ernst on radio program, América Libre.

This is an honour beyond my wildest imaginings! Thank you Father Melo, Phil Little and América Libre radio show in Honduras. I only wish Berta was still alive, and we were all enjoying lunch together at the Rosebud Inn. Comment … Continue reading

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CPP & AIMCo gave Bolsonaro $1Billion to privatize water. Just how dirty is CPP Investment Board (Hanky Pankied with Aquifer Frac’er Encana)? We know how dirty AIMCo is by the millions it gives bankrupt frac’ers and other law-violating big polluters

Revealed: Canadian pension funds invested nearly $1B in Bolsonaro-led water privatization scheme, A deal championed by the far-right Brazilian President and financed by two Canadian funds is “illegal,” say unions challenging it in court by Jesse Freeston & Martin Lukacs … Continue reading

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June 2, 2021: World Premier of Bedrock Rights: A New Foundation for Global Action Against Fracking and Climate Change

World Premier of Our Film This coming Wednesday is the premier of an exciting new short film that our Tribunal and Bearing Witness team has created over the past several months. It is a rich and powerful story based on the testimony and court … Continue reading

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Diary of a frac’d resident in NEBC. Damn It Premier Horgan, find some humanity! Ban Frac’ing! For the Love of Water, Community and People, not just Fake Jobs for Multinational Polluters.

Shale Gas Drill n Frac’ near Dawson Creek inSuper Natural British ColumbiaLife in the Time of Induced, Quakes, Shakes & Slams 2013 May 24 10:59am, 2:16pm, 2:21pm, 2:25pm, 2:34pm, 2:45pm, 2:52pm, 2:57m, 3:03pmside to side, tremor, 3:06pm, 3:10pm stronger steady … Continue reading

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Frac’ing Wow! Canadian Rape enablers, including AGs, LSO, police, school authorities, lawyers and judges, are you watching?

Judge orders ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier to begin prison sentence July 9 by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 26, 2021 A judge on Wednesday ordered Graham Spanier, the former Penn State University president, to begin serving a sentence on a misdemeanor … Continue reading

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Peace Region NEBC Canada, New Study: Cumulative frac development and earthquakes: Warning by Allan Chapman: Bigger frac quakes coming, may kill and destroy; Pathetic 100% industry funded and controlled OGC enabling the horrific frac harms like AER, as usual.

Comments to the Tyee article, including excellent one by Mr. Koop of BC Tap Water Alliance: WillKoop The photo at the beginning of this article, showing three water pits, has been published numerous times, but never identified. I know this … Continue reading

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Demand grows for Irish-led global frac ban after release of report from Irish Centre for Human Rights; Over 600 groups, scientists, organisations sign open letter to the UN Secretary-General.

Calls grow for an Irish-led global ban on fracking by by Shauna Burdis, 25 May 2021, greennews.ie Demand is continuing to build for an Irish-led global ban on fracking in the wake of a report from the Irish Centre for … Continue reading

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Louisiana, St. Mary Parish: Eight workers from Wild Well Control injured in explosion at natural gas well; Incident began with crew trying to plug abandoned well

Several people hurt after explosion at gas well along Louisiana coast by WBRZ, May 25, 2021 MORGAN CITY – Several workers were hurt after a natural gas well near the coast of Louisiana erupted into flames. Texas Petroleum Investment Company … Continue reading

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Rule of law when it suits them: Federal judge allows DAPL to keep pumping oil despite lacking vital permit, highlights how Supreme Court precedent made NEPA “virtually impossible to enforce.”

Court Allows Dakota Access Pipeline To Keep Pumping (Despite Lacking Key Federal Permit) by Nexus Media, May 24, 2021, Cleantechnica A federal judge ruled Friday the Dakota Access Pipeline may continue pumping oil despite lacking a key federal permit while … Continue reading

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May 25, 11AM Virtual Press Conference with AG Josh Shapiro and PA Senate Democrats to discuss action against negligent frac’ers. Canadian authorities take action against law violating frac’ers by pissing on the rule of law, deregulating, and smearing and further harming the harmed and violating our rights.

AG Shapiro and Senate Democrats to Discuss Action Against Fracking Negligence by Pennsylvania Senate Democrats, May 24, 2021, 19:05 GMT, EIN Presswire On Tuesday, May 25th at 11AM, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and PA Senate Democrats will hold a virtual … Continue reading

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California regulator releases draft rule to ban frac’ing by 2024; For phase out of all “well stimulation” techniques including fracking, acidizing, gravel packing, steam flooding and steam injection. After how many aquifers permanently contaminated?

California Launches Rulemaking To Ban Fracking In 2024 by Charles Kennedy, May 24, 2021, Oil Price California initiated on Friday the pre-rulemaking stage of proposed legislation that would end fracking in the state in 2024. The Department of Conservation, Geologic … Continue reading

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New Irish Study: Frac’ing not compatible with human rights law; “Must be banned worldwide” … “No amount of regulation can adequately address all the problems that fracking causes”

Emails just in from Ireland as I finished this post: 1. That’s unrealistic guilt Jessica.We build our campaign on your shoulders. You saved us when you filled the Rainbow that night. There’s bans on fracking all over the place because … Continue reading

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