Tag: Oil spill
WWF says harmful dispersant should not be used for oil spill “cleanup”
David Miller August 5, 2015
WWF-Canada opposes the approval of Corexit 9500A as an oil spill-treating agent due to high levels of toxicity and its overall ineffectiveness at shielding shorelines, seabirds and marine mammals from oil spill damage.
Year-end announcement is a gift for the Beaufort Sea
Robert Powell January 14, 2015
The recent decision of a major oil company to abandon its proposal to circumvent a longstanding safety requirement for Arctic drilling is good news for the Arctic. WWF-Canada is not prepared to accept anything that would increase the risks of an environmental and social disaster.