A recently launched interactive map shows the realities of environmental racism in Nova Scotia. It’s the work of the ENRICH project, the group around Ingrid Waldron that for years now has been hammering away at this very important issue.
It’s Too Big, this week’s featured documentary, makes a convincing case against the biomass plant in Point Tupper. It’s short (just 10 minutes), it’s made by volunteers under the guidance of ACALA TV in Antigonish, and it’s very good.
The Department of Natural Resources does a major flip-flop on its forest certification practices in Western Nova Scotia. Not good, say environmentalists.
Back home the American owner of the Donkin mine is facing a mine closure, a potentially very costly dispute with shareholders, lawsuits, and a general move away from coal. No wonder its shares tumbled by 80 percent in 2015.
The community of Lucasville, founded by Black Refugees, is slowly being erased. A large and smelly equestrian farm is the latest nail in its coffin.
Developing pristine wetlands in urban Dartmouth is not a good idea say local residents. And they’re fighting back!