Canada

"Down the Drain Goes Public's Right to Know about Fracking"

"What landed in the Tyee's inbox was entirely in keeping with the government's handling of a contentious proposal by a natural gas company to divert large quantities of water out of Williston Reservoir. When word leaked that the government had approved the diversion scheme, a rather strange statement was issued that began by noting that the provincial Cabinet minister in charge was unavailable."

Ben Parfitt reports for The Tyee August 22, 2011.

Source: The Tyee, 08/23/2011
September 6, 2011

SEJ Toronto Pub Night with Peter Wobschall

All journalists are welcome to join SEJ members at the Harbord House Pub in Toronto for our regular pub night. On September 6, our guest will be Peter Wobschall, executive director of Green Venture (Hamilton-Wentworth).

"Western Pine Merits Protection, Agency Says"

"The devastation that bark beetles and fungus have wreaked on hundreds of thousands of acres of whitebark pine trees in the northern Rockies has been tracked and chronicled for 30 years. Now the Fish and Wildlife Service has weighed in with a finding that climate change threatens the long-term survival of the species."

Source: Green (NYT), 07/19/2011

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