Conservation Council’s Matt Abbott on the appointment of the panel to review the proposed Energy East pipeline project

PRESS RELEASE STATEMENT BY CONSERVATION COUNCIL'S MATT ABBOTT ON THE APPOINTMENT OF THE PANEL TO REVIEW THE PROPOSED ENERGY EAST PIPELINE PROJECT January 10, 2017 (Fredericton, NB) The Conservation Council’s Fundy Baykeeper says it should be “back … [Read more...]

Fundy Baykeeper: climate change affecting sensitive marine life and ecosystems

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick’s Fundy Baykeeper Matt Abbott says climate change is affecting the Bay of Fundy and the Gulf of Maine —  especially when it comes to delicate marine life systems and water temperature. “We are in a real … [Read more...]

In her own words: Why an Anthony’s Cove resident cannot support the Energy East pipeline

Photo: Lynaya Astephen Jillian Jordan is a resident from the Red Head area near Saint John. She and her husband were living in uptown Saint John until coming across a house in the Red Head area for sale - by chance. Since then they've enjoyed the … [Read more...]

Day #2 at Energy East NEB sessions in Fredericton

Today in Fredericton, the National Energy Board panel heard from representatives from the Union of Municipalities of New Brunswick, residents from Anthony’s Cove (Saint John area), representatives from the First Nations communities of; St. Mary’s, … [Read more...]

In his own words: Why a Bay of Fundy fisherman cannot support the Energy East pipeline

(Image taken from "Fishing at the End of the Pipeline" by rvanwaarden) David Thompson is a local fisherman who has fished the waters around Mispec Bay outside of Saint John for years. His family fished those same waters for generations before him. … [Read more...]

Day #1 at Energy East NEB sessions: risks of major spills dominate discussion

Citizens and groups raised important questions today at the National Energy Board session on the Energy East Pipeline in Saint John, many of which went unanswered by TransCanada and Irving Oil. Concerns raised today include: The impact of an … [Read more...]