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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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WEC’s Response to the Strategic Environment Assessment Update

WEC’s Response to the Strategic Environment Assessment (SEA) Update for the Western NL Offshore Area Click here to view WEC’s letter to Steve Bonnell of AMEC Environment and Infrastructure.

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WEC’s Position Statement on Proposed Mineral Exploration Within the Corner Brook Watershed

The Western Environment Centre (WEC) is a community based non profit organization composed of citizens who are interested in raising awareness about environmental issues and promoting sustainable development initiatives. As such, we have researched issues surrounding proposed mineral exploration within the Corner Brook Watershed. The Western Environment Centre has resolved that industrial activity in such […]

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WEC’s Response to Paper Mill’s 2010 proposal to burn Tire Derived Fuel (TDF)

The Western Environment Centre’s response to the Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Mill’s 2010 proposal to burn Tire Derived Fuel (TDF). Focus: WEC’s focus is on whether adding Tire Derived Fuel (TDF) to the boiler will change the emissions of the mill, and if so, what are the environmental impacts of these changes. TDF position: […]

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