Richard Hughes-Political Blogger
As the Fracking Fever continues across Canada and the US it seems that our Federal Commissioner Scott Vaughn is taking a look into it.
This should be fascinating considering who signs his paycheque, but we will see. (Videos)
Chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing process — commonly called fracking . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Canada’s Federal Environment Watchdog Blowing Whistle On Dangerous Fracking
Nature, one of the biggest and most-read scientific journals in the world, made this call in a February 29th editorial. The journal lamented the Harper Government’s undisguised hostility to openness, expert opinion and publicly-funded scientific expertise. Rightly so.
At some point, the government’s stated communication policy, posted on a federal website and directed civil servants, . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Harper Government Must Set Canadian Scientists Free