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Coastal tour companies stage ‘peaceful paddling’ flotilla against offshore drilling

Media Release
October 4, 2018

Press release

Tourism industry relies on pristine beaches, oil-free shores, positive perception of Nova Scotia’s coasts

Mahone Bay and Lower Prospect, Nova Scotia – More than 50 people set out from Mahone Bay and Lower Prospect today to defend their communities, the lobster fishery, and the coastally-dependent tourism industry from the risks of offshore drilling.

Offshore Alliance calls for a Federal/Provincial public inquiry into marine oil exploration

Media Release
July 18, 2018

 

K’JIPUKTUK (HALIFAX) - The Offshore Alliance, a coalition of fisher, social justice and environmental organizations, communities and individuals who have concerns with offshore drilling in Nova Scotia, is calling for a moratorium on offshore drilling pending a full federal/provincial public inquiry. The Alliance says the current regulatory regime in the offshore lacks both scientific and democratic legitimacy.

 

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