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  1. Response of Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to Open Letter Requesting Stop to Oil and Gas Exploration in Gulf of St. Lawrence

    October 1, 2010 0KB Dear Ms. Gorman: Thank you for your correspondence of September 14 and 16, 2010, regarding the Gulf of St. Lawrence oil and gas regulatory regime. I share your views regarding the importance of the Gulf of St. Lawrence marine ecosystem ...

    2010-10-06 13:34

  2. Quiet Walk for the Protection of the Gulf

    PEI members of the Save our Seas and Shores Coalition (SOSS) are organizing a Quiet Walk for the Protection of the Gulf of St. Lawrence to be held on September 11 in conjunction with a meeting of the federal and provincial Ministers of Energy and Mines at ...

    2013-03-22 15:24

  3. Public Meeting on Hydraulic Fracturing

    Please join us for a free public presentation about the process known as hydraulic fracturing and the risks that this industrial activity can pose to our health, environment, and economy. Information on produced waste waters and their disposal will also b ...

    2013-03-22 15:11

  4. PUBLIC FORUM: EXPLORING RENEWABLE ENERGY OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR

    When: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Friday, May 18 Where: Foran Room, St. John’s City Hall, St. John’s, NL The proposed Muskrat Falls hydro development project has spurred considerable debate about the future of energy production and consumption in our province. T ...

    2012-05-11 13:32

  5. Presentation to the PEI Legislative Standing Committee on Agriculture, Environment, Energy and Forestry on High Capacity Wells

    June 12, 2014 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 C ...

    2015-04-22 11:21

  6. Petition to Stop Fracking in Nova Scotia

    March 22, 2011 Petition to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing in Nova Scotia      To: Darrell Dexter, Premier of Nova Scotia • Whereas Petroworth Resources Inc. has indicated that it intends to drill for oil along  a seismic line between Lake Ainslie and Mull River ...

    2011-03-21 14:20

  7. Pesticides

    What are Pesticides? Pesticides (herbicides, vermicides, fungicides, and rodenticides)  are poisons designed to kill insects, plants, fungi, moulds and rodents.  Pesticides contain “active” ingredients (the chemicals intended to kill), and so-called “iner ...

    2017-11-23 17:00

  8. Percentage of sets containing coral- NAFO 3O protection zone (All fisheries, All gear types, 2004 & 2005)

    January 31, 2004 A map illustrating percentage of fishing sets (from all fisheires and all gear types) containing deep sea corals off southern Newfoundland (Northwest Atlantic Fishieries Organization 3O) for 2004 and 2005. 0KB Atlantic Chapter ...

    2010-11-09 10:39

  9. PEI Sierra Club to Celebrate 'International Leap Day' Feb 29

    PEI Sierra Club invites Islanders to sign the Leap Manifesto and mark their calendars for February 29, 2016 as “International Leap Day", a day of events to demand action on climate change.    At the UN Paris climate negotiations in December 2015, a t ...

    2016-03-30 09:24

  10. PEI caught between Cavendish and a hard place

    Zack Metcalfe's blog There's been a moratorium on deep water wells for over a decade on PEI. It was established in 2002 because of major drought conditions that year, linked to the overuse of groundwater by these wells. They pose a danger to the ...

    2014-07-01 23:57