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Ten From the Tribe

Ten from the Tribe

Here are ten tweets that caught my eye within the last week… enjoy!

All I can say is “awesome” ] @rvthomas67 Tue Aug 10 2010 17:51:01 (MDT) via web Balding and rather pudgy community leader announces run for Council in Wood Buffalo. http://tinyurl.com/2g6532o#YMM

[ Very important to be open to all information – lessening the impact of the oil sands is a worthwhile goal – one that can be accomplished@abraaten 12:25 PM Aug 6th via web Reading: Canadian Oil Sands and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Facts in Perspective http://is.gd/e6kMq

[ Wasn’t sure if it was worth letting this twisted piece of propaganda rear its ugly head again, but if you haven’t seen it… @JDietz1 Wed Aug 11 2010 07:29:45 (MDT) via TweetDeck I get tht focus group reacted negtvly to Rethink AB, but I wnt to knw if tourism #s are actlly dwn. Much ado abt nthg? http://bit.ly/9kv3P3

That *is* a good way to celebrate…@McMurrayTourism Wed Aug 11 2010 10:32:25 (MDT) via Twitter for BlackBerry® Best way to celebrate the summer? Free Barbecue!! Aug 20 from 11 am – 2 pm at the Fort McMurray Tourism gazebo, 400 Sakitawaw.

[ Can honestly say this passed me by…@tarsandsnews Sat Aug 14 2010 14:27:49 (MDT) via twitterfeed About 100 protesters march 13 kilometres past Alberta oilsands sites – Winnipeg Free Press: About 100 protesters m… http://bit.ly/94F4Hb

[ This event actually took place yesterday… @WhenIts40Below Thu Aug 12 2010 13:49:21 (MDT) via twitterfeed Legal and Greenhouse Gas Implications of Canadian Oil Sands Development http://bit.ly/bub2oK

$100,000.00 is a pretty amazing goal... ] @FortMacToday Wed Aug 11 2010 14:42:01 (MDT) via twitterfeed Community groups raise funds for Pakistan flood victims http://bit.ly/a7qqPj

[What kind of oil CEO wouldn’t? If efforts are in place to try and produce oil sands responsibly, then it doesn’t help if it leaks into a stream, ahem, downstream…@KyleHarrietha Thu Aug 12 2010 17:45:02 (MDT) via TweetDeck “Enbridge CEO downplays long-term effects of spill”« Michigan Messenger – http://bit.ly/bca3NT #oilsands #oilspill#enbridge

Unfortunately this is not a big surprise to me. Looking forward to seeing how “Unwrapping the Research Conference” will address this topic. @Jon_Tupper 1:41 PM Aug 16th via web Shepell-Fgi study on addictions and family issues in Oil and Gas sector: http://bit.ly/bxYrL0 #ymm #rmwb #oilsands #oil

Not sure if Deborah is still looking for input, but it wouldn’t hurt to flick her a message. @OilsandsEditor 9:44 PM Aug 11th via UberTwitter Hello #ymm! Special magazine for the 15 anniversary of RMWB. What is ur fave thing to do? Photos next week. Let me know. #oilsands #ableg

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Top Ten to Follow on Twitter for #OilSands Info

an mos top tenContinuing the Twitter theme started by yesterday’s post, here are, in alphabetical order, the Top Ten people/groups I feel have a strong voice within the oil sands discussion on Twitter.

In the list below, you’ll find a wide range of differing opinions on oil sands development (which is a good thing), as well as great sources for oil sands related news.

These folks (and a few more) can be found on my oil sands‘ Oil Sands Info list.

The Top Ten

  1. @DanWoy – Dan Woynillowicz. Twitter bio: Dan is the Director of Strategy for the Pembina Institute, a Canadian sustainable energy think tank.
  2. @DSandsGovAB – David Sands. Twitter bio: David Sands is a spokesman and blogger for the Government of Alberta.
  3. @FortMacToday – Fort McMurray Today. Local newspaper. (no Twitter bio)
  4. @Jon_Tupper – Jon Tupper. Twitter bio: 30 something Fort McMurray guy who loves it up north and tries to make a difference in the community.
  5. @KyleHarrietha – Kyle Harrietha. Twitter bio: a long time #LPC activist and former #HoC political staffer currently working for the Cumulative Environmental Management Association in the #oilsands.
  6. @OilsandsEditor – Deborah Jaremko. Twitter bio: Editor of Oilsands Review, the Unconventional Oil Authority.
  7. @pembina – Pembina Institute. Twitter bio: News and updates from the Pembina Institute, a Canadian non-profit think tank advancing innovative sustainable energy solutions.
  8. @StacyRichterDMD – Stacey Richter. Twitter bio: Ready to revolutionize bureaucracy through positive and lasting change.
  9. @tarsandsnews – Mr Cerulean. (no Twitter bio)
  10. @WhenIts40Below – Lyle Mozak. Twitter bio: Entrepreneur, builds websites, seeks new technology, plays hockey, collects toys, helps others, movie buff, popcorn, PTL.

Feel as though someone else should have made the Top Ten? Post a comment below or tweet me!