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‘An uprising in the making’: ‘Alberta’ chiefs say oil company’s forceful approach is an attack on treaty rights

Editor’s note: Over the past month, journalist Brandi Morin has made multiple trips to the Woodland Cree First Nation and the Peace River area to report on this story for Ricochet, IndigiNews, and The Real News Network. This kind of on-the-ground reporting is costly, but essential. You can support our journalism by making a donation […]

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Oil Companies Contaminated a Family Farm. The Courts and Regulators Let the Drillers Walk Away.

By Mark Olade and Nick Bowlin / Grist Climate News This story was originally published by ProPublica and was produced in partnership with Capital & Main and Gray Television/InvestigateTV. The first sign of trouble bubbled up from gopher holes a stone’s throw from Stan Ledgerwood’s front door. The salt water left an oily sheen on the soil and a swath […]