A very interesting article at Daily Kos has been posted. Title: There’s been HOW many Pipeline spills in Alberta in the last Four Months?
Seems the Canadian news system does not find oil, gas and toxic water spills from the mining of carbon fuels to be news worthy. But, the native Indian sure find it news worthy. Their news outlet, West Coast Native News has been tracking all the spills. You know, it’s their yard getting contaminated.
The Kos article quotes WCNN:
Over the past year WCNN has reported on many Crude oil and Toxic produced water spills all over Alberta, in fact we have reported over 600,000 Litres of toxic crap that has been spilled just last month and yet not one mainstream media outlet has picked up the incidents. So lets take a look back at just the last month (October) and see just what the mainstream is not telling you.
Of that 600,000 liters (165,107.5 gallons or 3931 barrels) 136,000 is crude oil. That is, for us non metric thinkers, 35,927.4 gallons or 855.41 barrels of crude oil spilled in one month. How long has there been mining in the area with pipeline transportation?