Catastrophe Lac Mégantic 06/07/13

Personal video of the fires immediately post-explosion in downtown Lac-Mégantic

Video by Adrien Aubert

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commented 2014-06-06 10:01:26 -0400 · Flag
The pictures, the story, and David’s comment brings tears to my eyes.
commented 2014-06-06 00:35:53 -0400 · Flag
Tonight, in preparation of our vigil, I go through the names and images of the people who died that night – I am overcome by a deep sadness… fathers, mothers, children, daughters, brothers, sisters, birthday celebrators, friends back home, musicians, artists, therapists, students, waitresses, daycare managers, partners, wives, husbands… 47 deaths too many. It is a moral obligation of any and all people who fit any of these titles to make certain an event like this never happens again.

A 13-year old son should never have to be called to identify the charred remains of his mother. Never.
PAUSE, People of Albany United for Safe Energy
PAUSE is a grassroots group of individuals who have come together to promote safe, sustainable energy and fight for environmental justice. We engage the greater public to stop the fossil fuel industry’s assault on the people of Albany and our environment.