"Lac Megantic: Environmental Report Details Extent of Contamination"

"There was never doubt that the deadly train derailment in Lac-Mégantic caused an environmental disaster, but a report made public this week by Quebec’s ministry of the environment details the extent of the devastation to the soil, river and lake near the disaster zone."

Source: Toronto Star, 09/18/2013

"Flood Insurance Not Possible Without New Maps, Insurers Say"

"Top executives with [Canada's] insurance sector — which suffered losses of more than $2 billion in southern Alberta’s recent floods — unanimously agree Canada will see more such disasters due to intense rains caused by climate change, making comprehensive flood insurance unavailable to homeowners."

Source: Calgary Herald, 09/17/2013


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