Well, most of the behind-the-scenes stuff has been accomplished, so I feel confident in opening the floodgates on myoilsands.ca – the new home of my oil sands. The old myoilsands.wordpress.com is still available for viewing, but it will no longer be updated or allow comments to be posted.
So what are you waiting for? Go over and check it out! http://myoilsands.ca
Well, the investigations are under way and the information is slowly making it’s way out about landings by waterfowl on multiple oil sands sites.
News sources to follow while this story continues to evolve are:
And while not a link to a news source, here is a link to the Federal Migratory Bird Act (if you were interested).
From a communications perspective, it’s going to be interesting to see how industry, government, non-government and the public react.
From a political/policy/regulations perspective, it’s going to be interesting to see how this plays out.
From my own personal point of view, this sucks.
Did I miss some news sources you think should be on the list? Let me know, post a comment below or grab me on Twitter at @myoilsands
Posted in Communications, Industry, oil sands
Tagged @Avnishnanda, @Mix103.7FMNews, alberta environment, Albian, CAPP, ducks, Federal Migratory Bird Act, Google News, Mix 103.7 FM, news, oil sands, Pembina, Shell, straight outta edmonton, suncor, Syncrude, tailings pond, twitter, watefowl
This is a response piece to “ditch_witch” on MyMcMurray.com, who replied to a post I made there. You can read the MyMcurray.com piece here.
Posted on MyMcMurray:
Thank you for responding Ditch_Witch – conversation around topics as important as the environment & industry need to happen. All opinions need to be properly expressed and shared in order for the right, and informed, decisions to be made. So thank you for sharing your thoughts – I can see that you are quite passionate about the topic.
I thought about ending my reply there…. but I did write some points down, and they can be found on my blog here: https://myoilsands.wordpress.com. Please take the points as you wish. Continue reading
Posted in Industry, oil sands
Tagged birds, communications, cumulative effects, ditch_witch, greenpeace, industry, MyMcMurray.com, oil sands, tarsands, wildlife