Author: Len

Cumberland 14 year old requires 6 RCMP vehicles and one bike cop to surrender…

Walking out of the coal mine on Saturday into the wonderful sunshine we began to head to Tarbell’s for a sandwich when we witnessed what we thought was a movie shoot. The lady in the museum came running out to let us know we had missed viewing part of the display as some doors were locked and she invited us to return. We said we would later. What we then began to view with earnst as we walked down the street was a yellow coated RCMP officer holding onto the handlebar of a kids bike in front of the...

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Update on chemical to be sprayed on our beaches starting in June 2016

Research from the net indicates the original references mentioned by Ducks Unlimited. The scientific report (2003) from Washington State was reviewed by a Massachusetts report (2012). Links given at bottom. Page numbers refer to the 2012 report. Clearly there are a lot of unknowns regarding spraying this chemical in the ocean. Large gaps in information are highlighted in the second report. Reading the information in the Appendices was very informative. It highlights details of the risk assessments and limitations. What I didn’t like was the dismissal of “observed information” as if it didn’t count. They must follow the exact...

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