Saturday, February 04, 2006

Two things




As a voting resident of Manitoba, I care deeply about the things in life that really matter, such as clean air, water and land, the wellbeing of the community and the quality of life we are leaving to future generations.

The nonbinding public consultations on hog industry expansion scheduled for this summer are not enough.

Until you hold full environmental hearings, I support an immediate moratorium on hog industry expansion in Manitoba, including new factory hog barns. The rights of ecosystems ought to be protected by the full weight of the law. Perhaps we need new laws to do that.


1 comment:

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