Turn the page on Energy East and set your sights on clean energy construction jobs, says Corbett

In an interview with the Telegraph Journal, our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, said if New Brunswick wants construction jobs, the province needs to stop looking to Energy East for its quick fix and set our sights on creating energy efficiency, … [Read more...]

September EcoNews: All about spray, schools and salmon

In this edition of EcoNews, we show you which communities’ drinking water supply zones are being sprayed with glyphosate-based herbicides; bring you an update on Petitcodiac residents’ quest to end the controversial spraying in their region; give you … [Read more...]

NEB gets failing grade on Bay of Fundy impacts, says Corbett

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, told media outlets this week she is pleased the National Energy Board (NEB), for the first time ever, will look at the big picture of how carbon pollution will impact our changing climate when reviewing the … [Read more...]

Homes evacuated after 1,200 barrels of crude spills in rural Texas

Families were forced to leave their homes after an estimated 1,200 barrels of crude oil spilled from a pipeline rupture in Bastrop County, TX, on Thursday, July 13. Local news media reported that an excavator accidentally cut the Magellan's … [Read more...]

Pipeline companies are permitted to keep integrity digs secret from the public

  Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) has stopped requiring pipeline companies to publish the geographic coordinates of pipeline repairs, DeSmog Canada has discovered. Until recently, the NEB openly posted the GPS coordinates of … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Your Canada Day, hit the beach edition

In this Canada Day edition of EcoNews, we get you ready to beat the heat and hit the beach with stories about: the first-ever Canada Beach Report and what it tells us about the health of our cherished waterways; our take on the Auditor General's … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper disappointed by Irving Oil’s request to limit scope of NEB review for Energy East

In reaction to the news that Irving Oil is asking the National Energy Board not to conduct its own assessment of tanker traffic and downstream emission for the Energy East pipeline and marine export project, Matt Abbott, the Conservation Council’s … [Read more...]

Happy World Oceans Day

On this World Oceans Day, millions of people from across our blue planet will join together to celebrate our oceans, including New Brunswickers' beloved Atlantic Ocean. World Oceans Day has been celebrated every year on June 8 after thousands of … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Trump or Turnip?

In this week’s edition of EcoNews we invite you to learn more about how Marine Protected Areas can promote sustainable coastal economies and thriving habitats for wildlife, bring you our initial reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump's Paris Accord … [Read more...]

Baykeeper win reflects strong tradition of environmental action in our Bay of Fundy

Our Fundy Baykeeper has been awarded the Atlantic Salmon Federation’s highest honour for outstanding contributions to the conservation of Atlantic Canada’s most iconic fish. The T.B. ‘Happy’ Fraser Award has been given since 1975 to an individual … [Read more...]