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Athabasca Chipewyan Knew that Cracked Caprock Could Cause Bitumen Leaks in Cold Lake – Company Finally Agrees

“They’ve been super-heating and pressurizing the ground for the last decade now in that region and lo and behold, something has happened and they have no idea how to control it,” says Eriel Deranger, communications coordinator for ACFN. “They don’t know the long-term impacts of these projects and this is a prime example that government and industry don’t have the foresight or the technology to back up their assumptions of what these projects will really do to the land, environment and ultimately the people.”
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River Logs – Day 5. Comfortable Familiarity

In the irregular series 'River Logs', I will share some of my personal stories from my annual ‘huge summer visit’ to communities along the Athabasca and Slave River. During these visits, I distribute One River Many Relations newsletters, gather new ideas for this website, film stories with Elders and land users, and reconnect with old friends I’ve made along the way.
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War on the Peace River – River Roundup

These stories have nothing to do with Site C, but should raise concerns among those living in the Peace River area, and certainly for those living downstream as well. They have to do with reportedly "toxic air quality" that have forced a number of families living near Peace River, Alberta, to abandon their homes.
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