Posted by: Bob Payne | December 2, 2011

Ring of Fire cumulative effects being ignored: expert

Project-by-project approach will not address ‘big picture’ issues in the region

Academic experts and environmentalists warn that ongoing environmental studies of two proposed Ring of Fire mines will not address the environmental and social effects on the region.

Professor Robert Gibson, an environmental assessment expert at the University of Waterloo, said that looking at a major regional development such as the Ring of Fire one project at a time is not an effective or efficient way to identify the overall cumulative effects.

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