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
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
Posted in fort mcmurray, oil sands
Tagged abraaten, FortMacToday, jdietz1, Jon_Tupper, KyleHarrietha, mcmurraytourism, oil sands, OilsandsEditor, rvthomas67, tar sands, tarsandsnews, tribe, tweets, twitter, WhenIts40Below
Did you make the list?
Ever wanted to see who’s tweeting from Fort McMurray? If so, you can view 68 twitter accounts out of Fort Mac I’ve found so far.
The question now is – who was missed? Post a comment or tweet me and I’ll add them ASAP.