Printer Friendly

Canada : ANTI-SHALE GAS ALLIANCE sues Govt. over plans of developing industry in NEW BRUNSWICK.

The provincial government is being sued by the New Brunswick Anti-Shale Gas Alliance and three citizens over plans of developing the industry in New Brunswick.

Accusing Charter of Rights and Freedoms violations, the alliance, which stands for 22 community organizations, and the three other petitioners, submitted a notice of action and statement of claim to the Court of Queen's Bench in Saint John on Monday.

They have asked for a ban on the development of "unconventional oil and gas exploration" until the government is able to establish "beyond a reasonable doubt and with scientific certainty that it will not contribute to climate change, nor to the contamination of the water, air and land use which causes harm to the health of the plaintiffs and their future generations."

2014 Al Bawaba ( Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. ( ).
COPYRIGHT 2014 SyndiGate Media Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2014 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Mena Report
Date:Jun 24, 2014
Previous Article:Canada : SUNCOR ENERGY plans to build $165M water technology research center.
Next Article:Canada : ENCANA completes Eagle Ford Assets acquisition in $3.1 BILLION Cash deal.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters