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Alberta’s Tailing Ponds Hold One Trillion Litres Of Toxic Waste

The ECOreport reposts a report on overlooked impact from the oil sands, Alberta’s tailing ponds hold one trillion litres of toxic waste 

Press Release from ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE and NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL

Ottawa, ON – The volume of oil sands tailing ponds are now over 1 trillion litres, while the cost of cleanup is now greater than total lifetime royalty revenues collected by Alberta from oil sands companies, according to a new report released today by Canada’s Environmental Defence and the U.S.’s National Resource Defense Council.

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Ontario Needs 100% Renewable Energy

The ECOreport reposts a joint appeal from 14 organizations, Ontario Needs 100% Renewable Energy

Press Release from Environmental Defence

Toronto, ON – A group of fourteen organizations, including environmentalists, doctors and nurses, says that Ontario’s next energy plan should empower citizens and communities to join the global movement toward 100 per cent renewable energy.

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Energy East Pipeline Threatens Eastern Canadian Drinking Water

The ECOreport reposts news of a study that Energy East Pipeline Threatens Eastern Canadian Drinking Water

Press Release from Environmental Defence

Just two days after TransCanada’s Keystone system spilled yet again, a detailed analysis of the company’s proposed Energy East pipeline route shows that across Canada the Energy East project could lead to the contamination of crucial sources of drinking water not identified in TransCanada’s application.

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A Critical Moment for Canada’s Environment

Justin Trudeau has been elected Prime Minister,  only a month before the Paris Climate Summit. This is a critical moment for Canada’s environment

Statement from Tim Gray, Environmental Defence’s Executive Director, on the election of the Liberal Party as the next Government of Canada:

We congratulate Justin Trudeau on being elected the next prime minister of Canada.

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