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CCNB’s Lois Corbett on NB government’s decision to extend fracking moratorium indefinitely

Fredericton, N.B. – Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, was quoted in a recent CTV Atlantic News story applauding NB government’s decision to extend the fracking moratorium indefinitely. “Today, New Brunswick joins jurisdictions all around the world in making the right decision,” said Corbett. Lois told CTV Atlantic News that the Gallant Government’s …

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Conservation Council of New Brunswick says extending fracking moratorium is good public policy

Fredericton, N.B. – The Conservation Council of New Brunswick (CCNB) welcomed the Gallant Government’s decision to extend the fracking moratorium in New Brunswick. Energy and Mines Minister Donald Arsenault responded to the Hydraulic Fracturing Commission’s February 26 report by announcing that the moratorium his government put in place in 2014 would be extended “indefinitely”. Stating …

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Conservation Council of New Brunswick encouraged by GNB’s Climate Change Discussion Paper

Fredericton, N.B. – The Conservation Council of New Brunswick says the Gallant Government’s discussion paper on climate change opens the door for a positive conversation in New Brunswick about how we can move toward a clean, green and lean economy. The discussion paper, released Wednesday, May 26th, by Minister of Environment Brian Kenny is designed …

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Invest in Fredericton’s clean energy future and create jobs, citizens tell their federal MP

Fredericton – Last night residents voiced their ideas for Fredericton’s renewable future at a public Town Hall for Canada’s Climate Action Plan, hosted by Federal Member of Parliament, Matt DeCourcey. Their recommendations included everything from investing in clean-energy projects for Fredericton, to retrofitting the city’s transportation system with green technology and developing a city-wide electric …

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New Brunswick’s ongoing fight against glyphosate spraying on Crown forests

Fredericton – It’s the fifth petition of its kind in just over a decade. But this time there are nearly 13,000 names signed by New Brunswickers who want the province to stop spraying public forests with glyphosate, the herbicide used in New Brunswick’s forestry industry and labelled last year as a probable carcinogen by the …

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CCNB’s Tracy Glynn calls on NB government to end herbicide spraying in public forests

Conservation Council of New Brunswick forest program director, Tracy Glynn, was featured in a Radio Canada International (RCI) story published on August 21st, on renewed calls to end the herbicide spraying in public forests in New Brunswick. “When we look around at our neighbours, Quebec banned herbicide spraying of its public forests in 2001, and it’s well …

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