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Corey Robichaud

“You can’t avoid climate change,” says CCNB’s Fundy Baykeeper on the Energy East Pipeline

Yesterday morning, Matt Abbott, Fundy Baykeeper for the Conservation Council of New Brunswick (CCNB) and one of the speakers presenting at the National Energy Board panel sessions on the Energy East pipeline was a guest on CBC’s Information Morning with Stephan Wedd. During the interview, Abbott raised a number of concerns about Energy East pipeline the …

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“Don’t risk current jobs, sustainable jobs, for jobs that are short—term,” CCNB’s Lois Corbett on Energy East Pipeline

Yesterday morning, Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick (CCNB) was a guest on CBC’s Information Morning with Harry Forestell. During the interview, Lois said the NEB suffers from a credibility gap that it needs to address. “Credible science, and credible testimony presented transparently to the public, is a must,” Corbett said. …

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“Making the money through the Energy East pipeline, puts at risks a lot of other economic opportunities,” says CCNB Fundy Baykeeper

Yesterday evening, Matt Abbott, Fundy Baykeeper of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick (CCNB) and one of the speakers presenting at the National Energy Board panel sessions today was a guest on CTV Atlantic with Steve Murphy. He says we need to look at both sides of the ledger — jobs at risks in fisheries …

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Sustainably farmed eggs, sunny-side-up and with no emissions

Whenever someone asks me how I like my eggs, I tell them with, “I like my eggs free-ranged, sunny side-up, bottom-browned, and sprinkled with pinch of salt and pepper.” But thanks to the Brant Hutterite Colony’s push to produce to 13,000 eggs a day in Alberta without producing any greenhouse gas emissions, diners there might …

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NB uses more glyphosate in forestry than anywhere else in Canada

Conservation Council of New Brunswick forest program director, Tracy Glynn, was featured in a CBC story about the release of a new report by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health (OCMOH). “It confirms our worst fears that New Brunswick is [using glyphosate], more than any other province, at a more intense rate in forestry,” said …

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CCNB on report calling for tanker moratorium on Atlantic waters

On July 26, 2016, Matt Abbott, the Conservation Council’ Fundy Baykeeper, was quoted in a Canadian Press article picked up by the Toronto Star,  CTV and the Globe and Mail, following the release of an NRDC report that’s sounding the alarm on a massive increase of supertankers set to ship the dirtiest oil in the …

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It’s not whether there will be a spill, but when: CCNB Fundy Baykeeper on NRDC tanker report

On July 26, 2016, Matt Abbott, the Conservation Council’ Fundy Baykeeper, was quoted in the Journal Metro de Montreal following the release of an NRDC report that’s sounding the alarm on a massive increase of supertankers set to ship the dirtiest oil in the world across the Atlantic Ocean every year. “TransCanada and Irving Oil …

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CCNB statement in response to report released by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health on glyphosate

July 29, 2016 FREDERICTON — Tracy Glynn, the forest program director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued the following statement about the report released today by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health (OCMOH) on glyphosate. The report confirms what we have long feared — that the forest industry uses more glyphosate …

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New report shows Energy East pipeline a massive threat to the Bay of Fundy and U.S. marine resources

Canadian Groups Call on Federal Government to Reject Pipelines, As New U.S.Led Campaign Calls for National Tar Sands Dilbit Tanker Ban July 26, 2016, Saint John—A new report released today by the US – based Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), in partnership with the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and other numerous Canadian and U.S. groups, …

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Fundy Baykeeper on Musquash Marine Protected Area ten-year celebration

Last week, the Conservation Council’s Fundy Baykeeper was featured in articles by CBC and CTV on the Musquash Estuary’s 10-year anniversary celebration honoring the day the ecosystem became the first federal marine protected area in New Brunswick. “Really it’s the only fully intact, fully functioning estuary salt marsh system in the Bay of Fundy,” said Abbott. …

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