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MAPLight.org: Mining Industry Invests in Politicans; Stopped Mine Safety Laws

There are 2 comments on the Salem-News.com story from Apr 13, 2010, titled MAPLight.org: Mining Industry Invests in Politicans; Stopped Mine Safety Laws. In it, Salem-News.com reports that:

A bill to help rescue miners in emergencies and protect miners' safety was defeated in Congress three years ago.

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“we attempt to Clean Up Stories”

Since: Jun 09

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#1 Apr 14, 2010
... Timelines : other

On February 6, 2007, Scott Edwards swore an Information at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sarnia, alleging that DTE Energy Company of the State of Michigan did unlawfully carry on a work or undertaking contrary to Canada’s Fisheries Act. Edwards is a Canadian citizen and an environmental lawyer working for Waterkeeper Alliance in New York State.

On August 9, 2007, the Ontario Court of Justice found that Edwards had a prima facie case based on the evidence presented. However, due to the Justice of the Peace’s concerns about transboundary jurisdiction in the case, Edwards was denied from calling DTE Energy to court for litigation. Disagreeing with this outcome, Edwards filed a mandamus application. A mandamus is a legal tool for getting a superior court to order a lower court to perform a specific duty.

On January 17, 2008, the mandamus application was heard in Sarnia at the Superior Court of Ontario. Based on the established prima facie nature of the case, the Judge issued an order directing the Ontario Court of Justice to summon DTE Energy Company to face charges. A summons was served on June 30, 2008.

On April 27, 2009, the charges were withdrawn in a Sarnia Court.

On April 12, 2010, details of the case’s resolution were released to the public for the first time ...

http://www.waterkeeper.ca/2010/04/13/case-clo...
Boogie Beater

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#2 Apr 14, 2010
No one in the United States is forced to take employment with any company or in any field of endeavor. Whine all you wish but it will still be the businessman who risks his time and money, who will provide jobs for the parasites.

If you want companies with different ideologies, form them yourself or STFU.

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