Mensual archives: December 2016

Many killed in fireworks explosion in Mexico

An explosion occurred in Tultepec near Mexico City, in the afternoon of December 20 on Mexico’s largest fireworks market.   The San Pablito market is popular for pyrotechnic sales (classified as dangerous goods) and commonly welcomes thousands of visitors as the holiday season approaches. Witnesses reported that the ground trembled during the series of blasts,…
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Ottawa says yes to the pipelines

The government, through Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has approved two of three controversial pipeline projects from Alberta. With these decisions, the capacity of the Trans Mountain Pipeline between Alberta and Burnaby will be tripled (300,000-890,000 barrels of oil per day) and the Entbridge line 3 ¬†extended to Wisconsin. “Oil pipelines are the safest way to…
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