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WEC’s Position Statement on Fracking

WEC’s Position Statement on Fracking Based on a wide reading of scientific studies, a sub-committee of the WEC Board of Directors prepared the following statement on the proposed fracking operations on the west coast of Newfoundland. The Western Environment Centre (WEC) is a community-based non-profit organization in western Newfoundland composed of citizens who are interested […]

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Strengthening Our Voice Events in Corner Brook, November 21st & 23rd

Two Community Events! 1) Strengthening Our Voice: Sinking the Myths of Fracking Thursday, November 21st, 7-9pm College of the North Atlantic (CNA), Room 1008 (141 O’Connell Drive, Corner Brook) Free public presentation debunking the myths commonly used by the  fracking industry with Heidi Verheul of the Atlantic Chapter of Sierra Club Canada. 2) Strengthening Our Voice: […]

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The Promised Land Screening, October 29th

Curious about Fracking? Come watch an extraordinary film with Matt Damon and Rosemarie DeWitt, entitled The Promised Land.  It’s an intriguing story set against the backdrop of gas-fracking in Pennsylvania. Organized by the Environmental Affairs Committee (Grenfell Campus) and the Western Environment Centre Tuesday, October 29th, 7:00p.m. Grenfell Campus, Forestry Centre, room 2014 Admission is […]

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The People’s Forum on Fracking – September 22nd

Jessica Ernst is an internationally recognized Environmental Scientist who worked for the oil and gas industry for 30 years and is now an environmental consultant. She has given many public presentations on fracking and has gained much attention for the lawsuit that she has launched against Encana Corporation, a company’s whose fracking operations have allegedly […]

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