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Unpaid leave to by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
"Energy East pipeline battle" is a headline we
care for seriously see repeated over and over again across the From the Canadians employed, and drive tax revenues - Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative country. Publisher’s Desk that will in turn fund other initiatives.
The West has been the economic force of the
And with the amount of opposition to the Dana McArthur Canada economy for many years now, and now
project in Quebec and other parts of Canada it asks for a bit of help from fellow Canadians Alberta organ and tissue
there is little wonder why. who have benefited. So, it takes a good deal of donation –registry agent launch
The debate over the $15 billion project which Alberta's struggling economy. hypocrisy to effectively say, "Thanks for the
would ship Alberta's oilsands crude east to New Canada's prosperity was built on the export of prosperity, but not in my backyard."
Brunswick tidal water has sparked a good deal its resources, mining, forestry, agricultural We wonder how the economic engine of the
of regional intensity and outright posturing products, and our oil and gas. railway, that connected Canada from east to Rob
which has done nothing but exacerbate the Diversification and green initiatives are west and unified the nation, would ever get built
Building Canada Plan situation and hinder open discussions. commendable and desirable, we are a country in today's 'what's in it for me' climate of Merrifield

In a failed attempt to possibly escape the famous for our wilderness, but these plans will regionalism. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
pressure from both sides, and rather than show not happen on empty pockets. It takes cash, and What is needed is less rhetoric, more
Weekly Anchor progress in mediating a solution, Prime Minister lots of it. This makes it even more difficult to education, and a clearer vision of the big picture West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
Justin Trudeau's government offered what
fathom turning down a 15 billion dollar
that is Canada.
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Rob NAME Successful projects to reduce emissions the NDP invoking closure on Man in the

Merrifield ADDRESS Dear Editor: pipelines to export out of country or province? A mini shut down then and make upgrades? Really? Fairytale debate for Bill 6 despite Red Hat

Member of Parliament for Yellowhead POSTAL CODE (response to guest column 'Until cold nuclear fusion...' GTL plant in Ft St John BC for example could supply lands? Wildrose MLAs tabling a
March 14 issue) all the diesel fuel needed for Northern BC, Yukon, and The truth is - it will never be a good time. Change petition signed by over by Craig McArthur
PHONE NWT. But no, they produce the gas, clean the gas, then is required and it must be legislated, and the 30,000 Albertans who are
What is not brought forward or celebrated, the pipeline it many thousands of kilometres, which corporations forced to change, or nothing will happen. against the bill.
PAYMENT __VISA __MASTERCARD successful projects to reduce emissions requires thousands of horsepower to re compress it, The truth is these companies have had since 1995
1) Shell Scotford Refinery Quest Project; then process it, then truck the stuff all the way back to improve or reduce emissions. That seems like more Letter to the Editor
__ INTERAC __ CHEQUE a 1984 vintage refinery in Edmonton area now has North. than 20 years, Hello?
RETURN TO: The Weekly Anchor, been upgraded to capture about 35% of its emissions, Want to be environmentally friendly? Install a mini The truth is corporate entities are not honest. Case
about the equivalent of 35000 autos exhaust GTL facility in Edson and make our own diesel fuel. in point - Volkswagon. They lied about their auto
Box 6870, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1V2 emissions.Cost was about 1.35 billion, however, all of Why pipeline the natural gas many thousands of emissions, and this was known to many in the
or email that money went to Alberta workers pay packets, that kilometres to be processed?Then truck it all the way company. Independent seniors’ advocate needed
money was earned, then taxed, then spent directly into back here to burn? GTL processed diesel fuel is also
THE WEEKLY ANCHOR the Alberta economy. cleaner burning because it contains no impurities What is not brought forward
Ph: (780) 723-5787 Email: 2) NW Upgrader, at 21st century designed refinery, found in crude oil. to fix long-term care: Eggen
Letter to the Editor Policy 5040 3rd Ave., Edson, Alberta from the design stage 100% carbon capture The people in Yellowhead County could purchase, if
The Weekly Anchor welcomes letters to the editor. (corner of 51st Street & 3rd Avenue) 1) Hey, if I lived in Quebec I would not want to
All letters are published at the discretion of the editor- technology, currently under construction. The refinery they so wished, a turnkey mini GTL facility and chew on those waste emissions either. It is their The Weekly Anchor
publisher who reserves the right to edit for clarity, length is purported to cost 25 billion, really? The 3800 process and sell their own fuel. We now live in the 21st (Eastern Canadians) right to refuse the pipeline. And if Member of the
and libel. Letters published do not necessarily reflect the workers out there every day constructing this refinery century. we really want to export the oil to Eastern Canada, Edson & District Chamber &
policies or beliefs of this newspaper. All letters must bear the all pay taxes, then once they spend it, its taxed again, We don't need large corporate entities dictating how then maybe in good faith we all should upgrade those Evansburg/Entwistle Chamber
name of the writer and include the address and telephone Views & News and again. The first phase of this refinery is scheduled we should choose to live. Folks make their craft beer antique refining facilitates to 21st century standards.
number, which will not be published. to startup perhaps later this year. That money is a in Edson, maybe we need to produce our own fuels.
by Deanna Mitchener
direct investment in the Alberta economy. 2) That none of the refineries in the gulf of Mexico
3) Sask Power Boundary Lake; What is brought forward, pipeline pipeline pipeline; meet 21st century standards. The people who live and
the world’s first commercial fully carbon capture 1) To continue to use old 1970 or 1960's vintage work downwind of those sites are right and correct to
coal fired power plant, now in operation, designed to refineries, such as those in the gulf of Mexico, Suncor say they don't want it. Most of the stuff is 1960's
sequester 800 000 tons CO2. Designed, built, and McMurray, Syncrude McMurray, or those in eastern vintage.
Jim Eglinski Letter to the Editor fabricated within the province of Sask. In other words Canada. Really? Apache, Etc. It is not Alberta's oil. They produced it,
the entire cost of that project was earned and spent by
I do not see anybody out here driving around in 1960
3) The oil belongs to Exxon, Shell, Devon, Conoco,
the moms, dads, and workers who built it. All those
or 1970 vintage autos or trucks. They were inefficient,
MP Yellowhead persons pay GST, PST, Provincial income tax, Federal high fuel consumption, high pollution, and higher cost they pay the royalty payments, they can export and Keeping In Toucheeping In Touch
income tax, and once spent the same dollar gets earned
to maintain.
sell it. The oil originates in Alberta, it is not Alberta's
and taxed at least 4 times more again. The liquefied oil. Alberta does not produce anything. All the
CO2 is then sold to Cenovous, who inject it into their 2) That it is not a good time to introduce carbon politicos talk about is Alberta's oil, really? So who is by GEORGE VANDERBURG
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
MLA Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
oilfields. The people of Sask will then receive higher taxation on oil companies, producers or refiners, paying them, the oil company or the taxpayers?
Conservative royalties from the enhanced recovery of oil. because of the lower petro prices.
iews are bringing on line a MINI GTL plant to convert high, and they are earning fantastic profits? Do they Brad Ashby - YellowHead County
4) Mini GTL Technology;

currently Waste Management & Velocys Corporation
So when would be a good time? When prices are
waste landfill gas & natural gas to diesel fuel. This
Guest Column by Clyde Corser
plant is in Oklahoma.
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