April 27, 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 i ...
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 ...
Black Point (AKA Fogarty's Cove) Quarry Impacts- Survey for Round 2 of Consultations for Environmental Assessment
February 1, 2016 The results of the Environmental Assessment for the Black Point Quarry are now available here, and comments are due Feb 3rd! We want your response! You can indicate if you wish to remain anonymous or if you would like your name included ...
February 3, 2016 The Fogarty's Cove (AKA Black Point) Quarry in Guysborou gh County is a large export quarry which will have major impacts on the l andscape, seascape, and other industries such as tourism and fishing. Fogarty's Cove is memorail ...
January 20, 2015 This document outlines in detail the changes we wish to see in a modern and effective Mineral Resources Act (MRA). As much as possible, in Section 1 of this document, we have offered recommendations in the order in which the Act is writte ...
May 31, 2016 In Halifax, the naïve discourse about sustainability seems to be rooted in the notion that there is the need to counter to “bad” sprawl. The discourse around solutions is just as naïve and seems largely limited to densification by way of bui ...
November 16, 2010 Please copy and paste the form below and email, fax or mail it to our Halifax office: Sierra Club Canada- Atlantic Canada Chapter 1657 Barrington St., Suite 137 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2A1 Tel.: 902-444-3113 Fax:: 902-444-3116 Email: at ...
Our first walk of the summer, we're going to be led by Kate Steele of the NS Bird Society on a birding walk for beginners. We will be meeting at 8:30 (exact location TBA), and our walk will last about 2h. Kate is highly experienced at leading walks f ...
I remember the first time I talked to a fiery Mary Gorman on the phone, as a new staff person at the Atlantic Canada office, her impassioned narrative about the need to protect the Gulf of St. Lawrence from oil and gas development was inspirational. It ...
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 ...