Last week Paul Jenkinson attended a symposium about natural gas development and fracking in Cumberland County. Despite a climate crisis, the Province and the Municipality seemingly continue to send “faint hope” signals to the oil and gas industry, Jenkinson writes.
A German environmental organization has launched a petition asking Germany to withdraw from a loan guarantee process that would provide more than $4 billion US to the Goldboro LNG project in Guysborough County. The petition is getting a lot of signatures very quickly
News release: A coalition of Canadian and German groups asks Germany to withdraw from a loan guarantee process which would provide more than $4 billion US to Pieridae Energy Limited, a Calgary-based company. The German guarantee would enable construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal with an export capacity of 10 million metric tons a year in Goldboro, Nova Scotia.
News release: Forty businesses and organizations (including the NS Advocate) are calling for Nova Scotia’s moratorium on fracking to remain in place.
News release: A coalition of groups and citizens is raising the alarm about reopening the fracking moratorium following the Nova Scotia Department of Energy’s under-the-radar release of their Onshore Petroleum Atlas.