Richard Hub Hughes-Political Blogger
Premier Christy Clark must step in immediately and declare a moratorium to end the chaos and disruption caused by proposed and considered changes throughout the Cowichan School District.
Politically motivated threats of wholesale closures to meet shortfalls will neither resolve the fiscal challenges or meet the educational needs of . . . → Read More: Cowichan Conversations: Christy Clark Declare A Moratorium Now. Cowichan Schools Facing Turmoil and Chaos!
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said repeatedly that, in making the decision on whether to allow horizontal hydrofracking in New York State, he wants to rely on “science, and not emotion.” He is relying on the NY Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to give him that science – . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Science Trumped by Politics In Cuomo’s NY Fracking Plans?
Last Tuesday the Quebec environment minister announced an absolute ban on fracking while the process is studied.
That move is looking like a stroke of genius today, as the U.S. Geological Survey is releasing a report showing an unprecedented increase in earthquakes occurring in the U.S. heartland.
The study identifies a six-fold increase of magnitude . . . → Read More: Co2 Art: Quebec Total Ban on Fracking as USGS Links it to Earthquakes
Last Tuesday the Quebec environment minister announced an absolute ban on fracking while the process is studied.That move is looking like a stroke of genius today, as the U.S. Geological Survey is releasing a report showing an unprecedented increase in… . . . → Read More: Co2 Art: Quebec Total Ban on Fracking as USGS Links it to Earthquakes
Two recent court decisions in New York state upheld the right of towns to use zoning laws to limit or even ban fracking within their borders. Other states and cities such as Dallas, Maryland, and North Carolina, are still trying to figure out whether, and if so how, to proceed . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Experts Air Serious Concerns Before New York Fracking Decision
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Yesterday, January 6th 2011, the UK Parliamentary committee appointed to look into whether the government should enact a moratorium on deep-water drilling in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico-BP oil disaster, has ruled out the need for a halt to new projects before new regulations can . . . → Read More: World Headlines Review: British Ethics: A Dark Comedy