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#5  Alberta to allow new coal strip mines that could kill four blue-ribbon trout rivers

It’s as though we were being tested. Why else would heartbreakingly beautiful streams, teeming with wild native trout, be set into landscapes underlaid by one of the world’s dirtiest fuels? That’s the situation in Alberta, where new proposals for coal strip mines now threaten some of the province’s very best trout streams—the Ram, Livingstone, Oldman and Crowsnest Rivers. Alberta’s best mountain trout streams have one last hope—citizens…