Sunday, September 22, 2013

Fracking in New Brunswick: The scientist who recommended fracking in NB is a fake scientist

Louis LaPierre of Dieppe, N.B., is invested as Member
to the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston,
November 2012. Louis LaPierre has admitted he falsely
claimed to have a doctorate in environmental science.
(CP/Fred Chartrand)

Fracking in New Brunswick is quite controversial. However, the scientist Louis LaPierre, who gave "go to" for fracking in NB, turned out to be a fake scientist. He is known now the "go to" scientist.

"Surprising revelations over the credentials of academic Louis LaPierre

For decades, a prominent New Brunswick academic, was the "go to" scientist hired by governments to review some of this country's biggest and often controversial environmental issues:

Fracking in New Brunswick, low-level flying in Labrador, The Sydney Tar Ponds, The bridge to PEI and recently an open pit copper mine in Northern Ontario."

Louis LaPierre, now 71, also taught biology at the Université de Moncton for 31 years."

Read more here.

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