By Janet M Eaton
Edited transcript of Tony Reddin's submission to the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources on behalf of Environmental Coalition of Prince Edward Island (ECO-PEI) on Thursday, March 2, 2011
Save Our Seas and Shores Coalition, Sierra Club Atlantic, and Ecology Action Centre do not recognize the authority of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (CNLOPB) to assess and approve oil and gas exploration and development in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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 in the ‘Ainslie Block’ that extends from St. Rose to Port
Hood and east to Whycocomagh in Inverness County, and
• Whereas this exploration may lead to the discovery of shale gas (i.e. natural gas obtained from
underground shale formations) as well as oil, and
Presented by Larry Lack On behalf of the Sierra Club of Canada, Atlantic Canada Chapter
the New Brunswick Energy Commission
The mandate of the Commission is "to conduct a broad public consultation and report to government on a long-term energy plan. More information on the commission and its mandate is available online."
Our report made the following recommendations:
Is there impending disaster for GL nearshore ecosystems? What are the impacts of sustained low waterlevels? Join subject matter experts, concerned citizens and the Sierra Club for this discussion April 8th in Port Huron, Michigan.
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There is no justification to accept either the expense or the risks of nuclear technology. All it takes is the courage to stand up to the nuclear lobby. Sierra Club Canada along with thousands of Ontarians is not convinced there is any justification for accepting the risks to health, the environment or the economy presented by the proposal to build additional nuclear reactors.