"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts."
(attributed to U.S. Senator Patrick Moynihan)
1. "It is our future too!". We must listen to our young people.
2. Jobs are too few for this $15.7 billion project. Jobs will be many times greater and long term with a clean economy.
Tar sands bitumen
3. A tar sands bitumen spill into our river or bay would sink and stick to the bottom, destroying its tourism and fishery. Cleanup is difficult, expensive, and impossible to fully restore the ecosystem. With the Energy East pipeline proposed to cross 370 waterways in New Brunswick, and exported by 281 supertankers/year over the Bay of Fundy, the risk of a spill is too great.