EcoNews — A heartfelt thank you, keeping an eye on committee, and some exciting news from Conserver House!

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our heartfelt thanks following our most successful year-end fundraising drive yet; we share details (what few are available, anyway) on the legislature's new committee studying glyphosate and other … [Read more...]

A fossil fuel by any other name: Corbett says wrong decade for oil and gas developments as Corridor rebrands and doubles down on Sussex-area fracking

Amid news that Corridor Resources rebranded itself and hired a new management team to pursue an exemption under New Brunswick’s fracking moratorium, the Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, says this is simply not the decade for … [Read more...]

Media statement: Time to turn the page on shale gas in N.B.

Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council, issued the following statement with regards to Corridor Resources’ decision to stop looking for investors in its Frederick Brook Shale prospects in southeastern New Brunswick. “It is … [Read more...]

Our climate change and health special edition of EcoAlert Magazine is out!

This climate change and health special edition of EcoAlert Magazine shines a light on climate change's lesser-known public health consequences, guides you through our 2nd Annual Eco Buildings Tour, celebrates the passage of Canada's new Fisheries … [Read more...]

Our climate change and health special edition of EcoAlert Magazine is out!

This climate change and health special edition of EcoAlert Magazine shines a light on climate change's lesser-known public health consequences,  guides you through our 2nd Annual Eco Buildings Tour, celebrates the passage of Canada's new Fisheries … [Read more...]

New Brunswick Commission on Hydraulic Fracturing

Volume I: The Findings Volume II: Potential Economic, Health and Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Development Volume III: Compendium of Mitigation Options for Potential Human and Environmental Impacts of Shale Gas Development … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Not again: fracking back on the table in NB, Higgs playing with stickers, CAPP’s kooky ideas, and, thankfully, some stories guaranteed to lift your spirit

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you a mixed bag: see our reaction to news last week that Premier Higgs’ government quietly moved to allow shale gas fracking in the Sussex area, and we question the Premier’s scheme to spend citizens’ money on … [Read more...]

All federal parties must reject CAPP’s election demands on energy development and climate change

June 5, 2019, Ottawa—Major Canadian environmental groups are asking all federal parties to reject a set of demands proposed yesterday by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), Canada’s largest oil and gas lobby group. CAPP is asking … [Read more...]

‘None of these conditions have been met’: Conservation Council responds to Higgs’ government silent lifting of fracking moratorium in Sussex region

In wake of closed-door cabinet decision to lift fracking moratorium regionally, Conservation Council hearkens back to independent commission’s report showing moratorium is smartest policy, reminds government conditions for lifting moratorium have not … [Read more...]

Say no to shale gas in N.B. — send your letter today!

We need to speak up for the health and safety of New Brunswickers. Premier Blaine Higgs says his minority Progressive Conservative government will end the province-wide moratorium on hydraulic fracturing and allow the controversial and risky process … [Read more...]