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2013 02 windsor frack

  1. 1. Fracking Nova Scotia:Why we should be concerned Presentation by Heidi Verheul Sierra Club Canada-Atlantic Canada Chapter Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Windsor, NS
  2. 2. Agenda• (5 min) Housekeeping• (5 min) Introduction• (20 min) Frack 101• (30 min) NS Context• ( 30-45 min) Discussion
  3. 3. http://fracfocus.ca/hydraulic-fracturing-how-it-works/hydraulic-fracturing-process
  4. 4. Toxic in, Toxic OutThe Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX)www.endocrinedisruption.com/files/Multistatesummary1-27-11Final.pdf page 3.
  5. 5. https://www.agronomy.org/publications/jeq/abstracts/40/4/1340
  6. 6. NEW SOLUTIONS, Vol. 22(1) 51-77, 2012 Documentation of cases in six states strongly implicates exposure to gas drilling operations in serious health effects on humans, companion animals, livestock, horses, and wildlife. Without complete studies, given the many apparent adverse impacts on human and animal health, a ban on shale gas drilling is essential for the protection of public health.
  7. 7. The risks are real and scientifically documented.
  8. 8. There is HOPE!
  9. 9. Sierra Club Canada Atlantic Chapter’s Position Municipalities have the legal right to protect the health and well being of their citizens and the environment, according to 2001 Hudson Supreme Court decision. Support a municipal ban. Sign the petition. Share the petition. We don’t want any more fracking waste! Investment in energy conservation, sustainable transportation options, and community based renewable energy sources moving towards a sustainable healthy economy.
  10. 10. Many Questions,Few Answers,& Lots of Discussion
  11. 11. Thank You!Tim Villermet and Mom for helping out.The Windsor Legion for providing thespace.And to you for coming out this evening.(All the photos in this presentation were taken of theChiganois River, of its tributaries, or of life on its banks.)

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