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Modern History – A Work In Progress Part 1

There is a play coming together on the world stage to which no one has a program, except the cast.  It is a mystery, a horror and a thriller all in one. It is being performed behind the elaborately constructed … Continue reading

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Fukushima and Nuclear Energy for the Thick but Intrepid

You might still be hearing a bit of news now and again about radiation seeping into the ocean in Japan and about how they are finally getting around to removing those inconvenient fuel rods.  If you are listening to the … Continue reading

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Tailing Pond Spills into the Athabasca River

October 31, 2013 Hinton Alberta: A coal mining plant tailing pond breeched today, spilling approximately 1,000,000,000 Litres (264 million US gallons) of tailings (hydrocarbons, chemicals, heavy metals, coal, silt, salt and brackish water) into the head-waters of the Athabasca river, … Continue reading

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