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Geology Sunday – Earthquake Tourism

I don’t believe that I have ever felt an earthquake, although I am told that there are many earthquakes underfoot.  Truly there are parts of North America that have a staggering number of naturally occurring earthquakes (Alaska, Yukon, California, Ontario, … 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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If I read one more panic-inducing news article about CO2, I’m going to vomit.

Yet it’s not because I don’t believe we are harming the environment… During my career as industrial designer and applications engineer for international and north American firms, I have applied fossil fuel and waste-fired heating processes which operate in the … Continue reading

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