No Environmental Risk From Fracking Says Canada’s Finance Minister

On Sept. 5, Finance Minister Joe Oliver told Canadians that the 175,000 Fracking wells already dug in Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia do not create an environmental risk and have not contaminated any drinking water. Mr. Oliver made these comments after Nova Scotia decided to ban some forms of fracking in that province.

If you google ‘fracking safety’, you will see that NO ONE can say fracking is safe.  Does Mr. Oliver have ANY proof that fracking is safe? Is Mr. Oliver speaking for the people of Canada or for  Corporate Canada? Continue reading