Welcome to Our Marine Treasure, an attempt to educate the public on the hazards of oil and gas development in the Gulf of St Lawrence. For the past many months, experts on the physical, biological and anthropogenic aspects of this semi-enclosed sea were invited to answer a simple question: is oil and gas development in the Gulf of St Lawrence compatible with the long term safety, sustainability and prosperity of this region and the endangered species within?
Presentation to the PEI Legislative Standing Committee on
Agriculture, Environment, Energy and Forestry
considering the moratorium on high capacity (deep) water wells for agriculture irrigation
PEI Sierra Club (Atlantic Chapter of Sierra Club Canada)
June 12, 2014.
We call on the Public Utility Board to consider investing in greener energy sources like renewable energy and energy efficiency, rather than increasing our investment in the oil-fired Holyrood Power Plant. NL Power proposed a $120 million investment in an oil-powered 100 MW turbine for the plant.