Category Archives: Other Legal

“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Frac Sand Sentinel #372: MUST READ Letter by retired judge Tom Lister to Roberta Walls, DNR, frac sand “regulator”

Comment by a rural Albertan: Alberta to a T ? It appears that a Minnesota judge could be describing the Alberta regulatory system ,the AER project approval process and the Municipal development process, as is now allowed under the Alberta … Continue reading

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National Geographic: Frac Flip-Flopper Canadian company ReconAfrica (plans to invade 13,200 sq miles of Africa’s most wildlife-rich habitats) doing the hanky panky to mislead investors? And operating like Encana without required permits?

Joan Ellis@breadbaker48 May 22: @UNEP Irony: @NamPresidency & @Recon_Africa will release more CO2 into earth’s atmosphere by drilling the pristine #OkavangoDelta when 100s of elephants died -just months before- from a toxic bloom linked to Climate Change/CO2/GHG in same region. … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania: Protect PT will appeal fracking decision to state’s Supreme Court

Protect PT will appeal fracking decision to Pa. Supreme Court by Patrick Varine, May 14, 2021, TribLIVE Environmental group Protect PT is expected to make its case to state’s highest court next week, arguing that zoning board decisions allowing additional … Continue reading

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Joshua Sealy-Harrington: Twelve Angry (White) Men of Few Principles (includes my ex lead lawyer Murray Klippenstein): The Constitutionality of the Statement of Principles

Twelve Angry (White) Men: The Constitutionality of the Statement of Principles by Joshua Sealy-Harrington, Jan 1, 2020, Ottawa Law Review Volume 51, Issue 1 Footnotes not included below, access them via link or the PDF This paper analyzes the constitutionality … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania: Pro-frac’ing judge must recuse himself from a frac hearing? “Hell Yes!”

Citizen group appeals to Commonwealth Court to overturn Murrysville fracking ordinance by Patrick Varine, May 11, 2021, triblive The Murrysville Watch Committee, a citizen group seeking to overturn the municipality’s unconventional gas drilling ordinance, had its appeal heard Monday morning … Continue reading

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The Rule of Gag: Alberta Rules of Court Amendment Regulation (AR 36/2020) *confidential* dispute resolution (ADR) for civil actions. USA: “Lighting strike more likely than forced arbitration win.” Of 60 million employees *forced* into arbitration, only 282 awarded damages. “The U.S. Supreme Court drew a road map to give immunity to these corporations.”

ADR = Alternative Dispute Resolution = Rule of law when it suits them (like Case Management). The Public (that pays for our courts) is not allowed in to witness ADR. ADR is misused by AER and the public health harming … Continue reading

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May 10, 2021 Frac Ordinance Hearing; Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania: Murrysville Watch Committee v. Municipality of Murrysville ZHB, et al. Dr. Jerome Paulson: “There is also no scientifically definitive setback distance that would prevent health and safety impacts from oil and gas infrastructure.”

Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court will hear arguments on an important case on fracking, as it relates to residential zoning, this Monday by bobscaping, May 8, 2021 Those who have followed fracking closely in Pennsylvania, over the past decade, recall alarming legislation … Continue reading

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Dakota Access P/L: Judge James Boasberg, in one sentence order, gives U.S. Army Corps of Engineers until May 3 to say when environmental review is expected to be completed and give “its position, if it has one” on whether the PL should be shut down. “The Corps opted to shrug its shoulders”

Judge gives Corps 2nd chance to offer oil pipeline opinion by Dave Kolpackt, AP, April 27, 2021, Yahoo!News FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge faced with a motion on whether the Dakota Access oil pipeline north of the Standing … Continue reading

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North Dakota: “Thorny legal territory of subsurface property ownership.” Pore space “turf war.” Massive deregulation ahead to steal the valuable asset from landowners to give to oil and gas companies?

North Dakota landowners, oil industry butt heads over holes in the ground, Subterranean caverns known as “pore space” are as old as geology itself, but they have lately emerged as the scene of a turf war between a small landowners … Continue reading

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Happy 39th Birthday Canda’s Tar ‘n Frac’d Charter of Rights!

The very worst impulses of humankind can survive generations, centuries, even millenia. And the best of our individual efforts can die with us at the end of a single lifetime. Elizabeth Kostova, The Historian The truth is that when an … Continue reading

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Blatant aquifer contamination by industrial chicken corporation, Mountaire, continues unchecked for decades as regulators did little but scratch their corrupt testicles, like AER, Alberta Health, Alberta Environment, Alberta Research Council protecting illegal aquifer frac’er Encana/Ovintiv and other polluters. 7200 sickened plaintiffs to split shamefully shoddy $65 Million settlement.

A poultry plant, years of groundwater contamination and, finally, a court settlement, Residents in Millsboro, Del., sued the local Mountaire facility, which they suspect is linked to their cancers and other serious health problems by Darryl Fears, April 13, 2021, … Continue reading

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Quebec Environmental Law Centre to aid Environnement Vert Plus and spokesperson, Pascal Bergeron, threatened with legal action by Pieridae Energy Ltd. for having shared *public* information vital to the **public interest** that the company wants kept secret even though it demanded nearly $1Billion from the public. Law centre Director Genevieve Paul: “This is akin to an attempted gag order that clearly aims to intimidate people who are mobilized.”

Non-profit Quebec law centre to aid environmental group targeted by Alberta oil firm by Patrice Bergeron, email hidden; JavaScript is required Apr 10, 2021, Energetic City The Quebec Environmental Law Centre is coming to the aid of an environmental group … Continue reading

Posted in Global Frac News, Other Legal | Comments Off on Quebec Environmental Law Centre to aid Environnement Vert Plus and spokesperson, Pascal Bergeron, threatened with legal action by Pieridae Energy Ltd. for having shared *public* information vital to the **public interest** that the company wants kept secret even though it demanded nearly $1Billion from the public. Law centre Director Genevieve Paul: “This is akin to an attempted gag order that clearly aims to intimidate people who are mobilized.”

Bully Big Oil, in this case Enbridge, above the law as usual, defying Michigan Governor Whitmer’s order, suing instead even though the company “failed for decades” to heed regulatory requirements, putting more than 700 miles of Great Lakes shoreline at risk if Line 5 spills.

Can a Pipeline Firm Defy a Governor’s Orders? Gretchen Whitmer Is About to Find Out, The ongoing battle between Enbridge Energy and the state of Michigan by Jena Brooker, April 8, 2021, Mother Jones As governor, Gretchen Whitmer vowed to … Continue reading

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Murray Klippenstein reportedly chased rich white COVID-denying law-violating Adam Skelly after abruptly quitting me and my public interest lawsuit. Are lawyers allowed to dump paying clients to chase others while lying and harming cases of clients dumped?

In 2018, my then lead lawyer Murray Klippenstein abruptly quit my lawsuit, blaming me for not having faith in the legal system even though he advised me in 2007 when he took on my case it would cost me more … Continue reading

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X University’s new Faculty of Law renamed Lincoln Alexander School of Law. Maybe, some day, Canadian courts will be equally represented with persons of colour and women, and less white men stuck on racism, colonialism, money and misogyny

X renames law school after the Honourable Lincoln Alexander, University pays tribute to Alexander’s legacy as a leader in the fight for racial equality by X Today, April 06, 2021 Lincoln Alexander was the first Black person to be elected … Continue reading

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Canada takes 9 years to fine Teck for contaminating waterways. Will Teck Pay? Given Teck’s history, unlikely. Is this just another pretend to regulate to make Albertans stop protesting coal mining in the Eastern Slopes? Lars Sander-Green: “What Teck and other mining companies have learned is not to worry about Environment Canada”

Failure to pay: $1.3B in fines dating back decades owed to provinces and territories, Hundreds of millions of dollars in fines for provincial offences go uncollected, sometimes for decades by Aaron Saltzman, Matthew Pierce, Albert Leung, CBC News, Mar 11, … Continue reading

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Bravo! A bright light in Caveman Canada’s racist legal industry. Legal scholar Joshua Sealy-Harrington to teach at X ULaw: “The law is a powerful mediator and site of white supremacy and colonialism.”

I think Mr. Sealy-Harrington’s teaching and writing will undo some of the racist horrors and set backs caused by the Law Society of Ontario killing their Statement of Principals. Joshua Sealy-Harrington@JoshuaSealy April 3, 2021: Overjoyed to announce that I will … Continue reading

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Congratulations Michael de Adder (Canada’s own) on your first cartoon in The Washington Post. “Who’s on trial?” What a start.

Congratulations also to The Washington Post for their brilliant new hire. Who’s on trial by Michael de Adder (my favourite cartoonist), March 31, 2021, The Washington Post Here it is colour: Michael de Adder lands political cartooning job with the … Continue reading

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Plainsmen Energy Inc v. Ovintiv Mid-Continent Inc: Suit alleges frac’ing by Ovintiv/Encana decreased oil production and flooding of frac fluids damaged property.

Where did Ovintiv Mid-Continent Inc come from? Cory v. Newfield Expl. Mid-Con, Inc. Opinion, April 12,2020 … Newfield Exploration Company merged with a wholly owned subsidiary of Encana Corporation, which is based in Canada. … After removal, Encana Corporation was … Continue reading

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Is it possible to have an independent judiciary and the rule of law without democracy? It’s challenging enough *with* democracy, given human nature, racism, misogyny and the power of corporations, governments and the rich.

Independent judges are no protection against bad laws, m’lud, Perhaps if some of his friends had been jailed, Lord Sumption would share my misgivings about foreign lawyers fostering the pretence that we still enjoy the rule of law, writes Tim … Continue reading

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Canada: Access to (In)justice is excellent and incredibly expensive. Joshua Sealy-Harrington: “The next time someone asks you about access to justice, ask them what they mean by justice.”

Civil Litigation Case(s): Hryniak v. Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7 Access to (In)justice: A critical race reflection by Joshua Sealy-Harrington, March 24, 2021, The Lawyer’s Daily It is a privilege to be invited by the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin to write … Continue reading

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“Bad Corporate Citizen” Pieridae, after demanding nearly $1Billion of public’s money (during a pandemic no less) while promoting dubious Goldboro LNG in Nova Scotia, now threatens legal action to silence concerned citizens. Bradley Toms: “If there’s one way to show you’ve got bad intentions it’s threatening a SLAPP lawsuit against people who are just repeating things that you’ve said.”

Dear Mr. Alfred Sorenson: If LNG and carbon capture were economical and clean, no oil and gas company would need the public’s money. Keep your grubby greedy mitts off our money and pensions, and stuff your zombie project into the … Continue reading

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The big picture of violence against women

Sarah Boesveld@sarahboesveld March 24, 2021: A woman in Kitchener, Ont gets fined for sharing documents with trusted friends & family about her own court case; a teenager in Britain fined for reporting her stalker to police five times before being … Continue reading

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Catholic Pedophile Church in Action: Estimates of more than 10,000 child victims in France. “Their stories are a true memorial of pain. Entire lives have been devastated.” Time to “cancel” Rape Religion?

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops says to avoid Johnson & Johnson vaccine if possible by Jaclyn Peiser and Michelle Boorstein, March 3, 2021, The Washington Post On Tuesday, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops urged Catholics to avoid taking the Johnson … Continue reading

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Big Tobacco had to pay $206B. Is Big Oil next? Trade associations like American Petroleum Institute are “really just engines of deception.” Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers too.

If “justice” is this dirty in America relating to harms to the public done by the oil and gas industry, how dirty is it in Canada? Whose idea/instruction was it for Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Abella to defame … Continue reading

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Caveman Canada hits a sexual assault victim again, to protect our perverted legal system. Sara Casselman: “This is our justice system folks. A survivor in our community was fined yesterday for sharing a transcript of the judge’s ruling *in her favour* with her friends and family.”

Jonathan Sher@SherOnHealth: Crown prosecutor Brian White recommends and Ontario Justice Thomas McKay fines victim of sexual assault $2,000 and orders her to pay $600 victim surcharge for disclosing HER name to friends/family. Canadian justice shields the system, not victims. Sara … Continue reading

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Corporate lies and abuse, everywhere. Australia Adani’s Carmichael Mine: “They were really good when they wanted something, but now they’ve got it, they’re treating us with arrogance and total disrespect”

Tensions escalate between Bravus and Isaac community as grazier takes on multinational company by Angela Parsons, March 17, 2021, ABC Tropical North The peace and quiet of rural cattle stations north of Clermont, in central Queensland, has been shattered as … Continue reading

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More Oil & Gas Industry Pollution Health Harm Cover-up. Kert Davies: “We’ve seen the oil and gas industry’s disinformation campaign come full circle with the renewed attacks on research that tells us what we’ve known for decades – air pollution kills”

How does the oil and gas industry get away with harming so many of us for decades? Synergy; money (companies offer to take over studies/investigations and finance them); corrupting/controlling academia and “experts;” regulators deregulating while promising better regulation; and their … Continue reading

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Vatican decrees Catholic Church into a pedophile twist: Opposes gay marriage while helping gay priests rape thousands of boys.

Imagine if the gay priests impregnated the boys they rape around the world. “If men could become pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.” ~ Florynce Kennedy Catholic Pedophile Church in Action: Estimates of more than 10,000 child victims in France. … Continue reading

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Legal experts question Beverley McLachlin’s position at Hong Kong court; Amir Attaran: “[Her] judgment is deeply lacking – like shamefully – if she thinks it propitious to become a judge in Hong Kong at its peak of its repression. … So what possible good can she do by being there, and collaborating in emergent tyranny? Her moral compass is totally demagnetized.”

Amir Attaran@profamirattaran Replying to @profamirattaran Fact: “In February, the Court of Final Appeal said it did not have the jurisdiction to constitutionally review the National Security Law.” So what possible good can she do by being there, and collaborating in … Continue reading

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Bravo! Alberta Teachers’ Association file lawsuit against UCP to try protect teachers’ $19.3 Billion retirement fund (about 84,000 members) from sleazy, mega money losing, frac fingers AIMCo

ATA Files Legal Challenge on Pensions Press Release by Alberta Teachers Association, March 12, 2021 A ministerial order on teacher pension management is unreasonable and should be declared invalid by the courts, argues a legal application submitted for filing by … Continue reading

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Entire PA Senate Republican Caucus files lawsuit to overturn Delaware River Basin Commission frac ban

16 Members Of PA Senate Democratic Caucus Filed Motion To Intervene In PA Senate Republican Caucus Legal Challenge To Delaware River Basin Commission Natural Gas Fracking Ban by David E. Hess, March 12, 2021, PA Environment Digest Blog On March … Continue reading

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Ohio: U.S. District Judge Michael Watson blocks new oil & gas leasing & frac’ing in Wayne National Forest, prohibits new surface disturbances on existing leases, and prohibits water withdrawals from Little Muskingum River for already approved drilling, saying the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management had “demonstrated a disregard for the different types of impacts caused by fracking in the Forest. The agencies made decisions premised on a faulty foundation.”

Federal judge blocks new fracking in Wayne National Forest by The Lawrence Herald, March 12, 2021 COLUMBUS — A federal judge on Monday blocked new oil and gas leasing and fracking in Ohio’s Wayne National Forest, according to a news … Continue reading

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Yet another dirty judge? Farley Toothman, who let serial oilfield wastewater dumper Robert Allan Shipman walk (98 criminal counts charged against Shipman and 77 charges against his company across six counties from 2003 to 2009), claims health issues could impede him from testifying at his misconduct trial.

Toothman claims ‘health issues’ could impede him from testifying at misconduct trial by Mike Jones, March 11, 2021, Observer-Reporter Former Greene County judge Farley Toothman is shown in his chambers in this file photo by Mike Jones WAYNESBURG – Former … Continue reading

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Poor baby Shell, threatening to run away because of Nigeria harm lawsuits, just like pouting Encana/Ovintiv when any authority dares mention regulating polluters or raising royalties/permit fees to pay for cleanup that companies refuse to do.

Nigeria’s Lawsuits Against Shell Could Cause Oil Major Exodus by Viktor Katona, Mar 10, 2021, Oil Price Judging from recent headlines, Nigeria has unleashed one of the most spectacular legal attacks on one of its key oil and gas investors, … Continue reading

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Rule of Law abuses Canadians to service one rich white American. B.C. Appeal Court gives Stan Kroenke – one of richest men in the world – right to stop anglers from accessing two “public” lakes. Our lawyers, judges and politicians insist they serve the public interest. Pffft.

The court is most merciful when the accused is most rich. Proverb U.S. billionaire wins battle to keep anglers off his giant ranch near Merritt, Stan Kroenke wins battle to stop anglers from accessing lakes on his ranch, even though … Continue reading

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And, the winner is … drum roll … Chesapeake (and the new ombudsperson). Attorney General Josh Shapiro settles with shyster frac company for $5.3 Million for royalty restitution for PA landowners. Who pays for the $7 Billion in magic money given to Chesapeake by the bankruptcy judge?

AG Shapiro, Chesapeake Energy Reach Settlement Amid Bankruptcy Press Release by Office of the Attorney General Josh Shapiro, March 8, 2021 Shapiro Ensures Protections for Landowners Moving Forward TUNKHANNOCK, PA—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Pennsylvania Office of … Continue reading

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Investors v. Frac’ers: Two lawsuits filed, one against Apache Corp, one against Range Resources for making shit up (like Supreme Court of Canada Justice Rosalie Abella, AER, Alberta gov’t, and Encana/Ovintiv). Do frac’ers ever tell the truth?

TXsharon@TXsharon to Justin Mikulka March 9, 2021: Put the executives in the slammer. Justin Mikulka@JustinMikulka: If oil companies promise investors they can produce oil that isn’t really there, should they be held responsible? What if there is evidence from employees … Continue reading

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Does frac’ing kill kids?

When the Kids Started Getting Sick, After pressure from families, Pennsylvania has launched studies into whether fracking can be linked to local illnesses by Eliza Griswold, March 2, 2021, The New Yorker The home of Janice and Kurt Blanock, in … Continue reading

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Judge David Hittner imposes record $14.25 million pollution penalty against ExxonMobil, rejecting the company’s “act of God” defense. “We call on Exxon to finally stop its scorched-earth litigation tactics, pay its penalty and drop these endless appeals.”

Federal Judge again orders record penalty against Exxon for thousands of Clean Air Act Violations Press Release by Environment Texas, March 2, 2021 HOUSTON – In yet another loss for ExxonMobil Corporation in a historic and long-running environmental enforcement case, … Continue reading

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If rape-enabling shit sits atop the judicial industry, what runs through it?

Chief Justice Bobde: Are you a rapist? India’s top judge tells accused rapist to marry victim to avoid jail, Sharad Arvind Bobde faces calls to resign over remarks to government technician about schoolgirl by Agence France-Presse in Mumbai, March 4, … Continue reading

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Take your environment and community raping Rosebud racetrack and stuff it you know where: Calgary.

Over 1,700 comments to the CBC article, many opposed and horrified. The racetrack project is about 4 km from Rosebud. The noise will be horrific, amplified by the steep coulee walls. Encana/Ovintiv illegally frac’d Rosebud’s drinking water aquifers in 2004, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Frac Sand Mining Harms Lawsuit: Cooks Valley couple files lawsuit against EOG Resources and Kraemer Mining & Materials for property and groundwater pollution, damages to home, radon gas, health and property value harms

“Frac Sand Mines, Processing Plants, and Rail-load-outs can be found in abundance in NW Wisconsin. Many people, young and old alike, have had their lives impacted upon by health, safety, economic concerns and an abundance of other issues surrounding this … Continue reading

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Update: Mountains Not Mines mugs are back in stock! (I was sent my very own mug and chocolates.)

Mountains Not Mines and Fuck You Kenney mugs have been restocked! This time, $12 from each mug will be donated to the No Coal Mines on Niitsitapi Land GoFundMe. As of March 2, 2021: $11,345 raised of $20,000 goal Latasha … Continue reading

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Free screening Feb 28 & Mar 1, 2021: Invisible Hand, award-winning documentary, seven years in the making. “It’s about the water. It’s always been about the water.” Quebec’s Magpie River becomes first in Canada to be granted legal personhood

“The corporate goal is to make sure democracy doesn’t exist.” As you watch this documentary, remember: Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is 100% corporate-funded, owes Albertans no duty of care, is legally immune, has no public health or public interest mandate, … Continue reading

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Humanity needs a lot more lawyers like “legendary” Nicola Salomone. “Quite a story this: defence lawyer seeks postponement to get a psychiatrist’s report; judge berates him, invokes victim; lawyer says he’ll cease representing client to protect his interests; judge refuses; lawyer resigns from the Québec bar―while in court.”

Leonid Sirota@DoubleAspect Feb 15, 2021 Tweets: Quite a story this: defence lawyer seeks postponement to get a psychiatrist’s report; judge berates him, invokes victim; lawyer says he’ll cease representing client to protect his interests; judge refuses; lawyer resigns from the … Continue reading

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City of Annapolis sues oil and gas companies, naming some of the biggest, including ExxonMobil, Chevron, BP and Shell, for their role in contributing to climate change; Will argue the companies violated Maryland Consumer Protection Act and five other actions, including public and private nuisance, negligence, failure to warn and trespass. Anne Arundel County considering similar litigation

Annapolis sues 26 oil and gas companies for their role in contributing to climate change by Brooks DuBose, Feb 23, 2021, Capital Gazette The City of Annapolis is suing 26 oil and gas companies for what it calls the costs … Continue reading

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Tammy Bouvette, Intentional miscarriage of justice in Canada?

Comment to the CBC artlce by Susan Korotash: The prosecution relied on the findings of Dr. Evan Matshes. Many of his findings have been investigated and discredited over the years, but the Alberta Justice Department at the time would do … Continue reading

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