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RE: Paleontologists concerned About Coal Mining on Ellesmere Island



I don’t rate their chances though.  The best they can hope for is that the
mining funds a full excavation and is sympathetic to the fossils.  Many
fossils own their existence to mining and quarries. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul H. [mailto:oxytropidoceras@cox.net] 
Sent: 20 January 2010 16:53
To: dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: Paleontologists concerned About Coal Mining on Ellesmere Island

Paleontologists concerned about BC mining company's new 
Arctic project, Canada.com - Randy Boswell - ‎Jan 15, 2010‎

http://tiny.cc/EllesmereIsland1
http://www.canada.com/technology/Paleontologists+concerned+about+mining+comp
any+Arctic+project/2446342/story.html

Paleontologists object to proposed Arctic mine: Experts 
fear coal mine may damage 'world-renowned' fossil site
by Randy Boswell, Canwest News ServiceJanuary 16, 2010

http://tiny.cc/EllesmereIsland2
http://www.timescolonist.com/business/Paleontologists+object+proposed+Arctic
+mine/2448822/story.html

Arctic coal licences approved for Weststar Resources
Buzz on the Boards, January 19, 2010

http://tiny.cc/Weststar1
http://www.stockhouse.com/Community-News/2009/May/19/Arctic-coal-licences-ap
proved-for-Weststar-Resourc

NUNAVUT: "here’s coal in them there hills": Vancouver 
company hopes to develop mines on Ellesmere Island

http://www.galdu.org/web/index.php?odas=4031&giella1=eng
http://www.weststarresources.com/s/PhotoGallery.asp

Yours,

Paul V. Heinrich
Baton Rouge, LA 70803