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Case Study - FISH and Foul and MARKETS RULEFISH and Foul and MARKETS RULE- the case of fish sticks and the North Atlantic cod fishery......"selling" post-WWII North American subsurban life, ie.Leave it to Beaver and Father Knows Best......SeaChoice.com for healthy oceansand FirstChoice.com Buying Guide............a Canadian fish processor success story............WWF sustainable seafood guides- endangered Right Whales and NL fisheriesReading- Mason, Fred, 2002, "The Newfoundland Cod Stock Collapse: A Review and Analysis of Social Factors", Electronic Green Journal, Issue 17.
2019-05-08, 9*09 AMJeanne Maurer's HomepagePage 13 of 16Lecture FiveMining woes"The free entry system [in Canada] is based upon the following premises:Mining prevails over private property interests.Mining is the highest and best use of Crown lands.All Crown lands are open for staking and mineral exploration unless they are expressly excluded or withdrawn by statute.Mining prevails over Aboriginal land rights.Mineral tenures are appropriately granted on a "first come, first served" basis.Mineral potential is so valuable that it warrants leaving the staked area essentially unregulated and potentially unusable for other resource interests"....taken from Fighting Free Entry.....and mining in the US? And fracking in the US, especially in Colorado, where over 3 million acres of 'preserved' monument lands have been freedup for more mining activities.- offshore oil and gas and sesmic testing- oil and gas drilling 'risks' --- Indonesia's mud volcano: articleand video- shale gas and fracking...........fracking's toxic legacy- open pit mining and remediation- dealing with nuclear waste- Mining Watch Canada - "In Mining-Affected Communities, Water Is Becoming More Precious Than Gold"Case Study - Mining and miners ruleMining and miners rule....."The Mount Polley open pit copper and gold mine disaster in the Cariboo region of British Columbia began in the early morning of 4 August 2014with a partial breach of the tailings pond dam, releasing 10 million cubic metres of water and 4.5 million cubic metres of slurry into Polley Lake. Theslurry of tailings and process water carried felled trees, mud and debris and "scoured away the banks" of Hazeltine Creek which flows out of PolleyLake and continued into the nearby Quesnel Lake. The spill caused Polley Lake to rise by 1.5 metres. Hazeltine Creek was transformed from a 2-metre--wide stream to a 50-metre-across "wasteland" and Cariboo Creek was also affected. As of 8 August 2014, a "slurry of toxic water and mud"continued to pour into the once pristine Quesnel Lake, the cleanest deep water lake in the world. By the end of the day the four square kilometressized tailings pond was "virtually empty" (taken from Wikipedia)
2019-05-08, 9*09 AMJeanne Maurer's HomepagePage 14 of 16.....arguably, this is the largest mining disaster in Canadian history..........."...according to an Imperial Metals summary filed with Environment Canada in 2013"there were 326 tonnes of nickel, over 400 tonnes ofarsenic, 177 tonnes of lead and 18,400 tonnes of copper and its compounds placed in the tailings pond[last year]". At a community meeting on5 August 2014, president of Imperial Metals, Brian Kynoch, claimed the water in the tailings pond was almost potable, "though the silt, the 'ground-

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