Drilling Resumes in Scotian Basin
Lobbyists Call for Moratorium and Public Inquiry
BP Canada Energy Group ULC (BP Canada) is back drilling in the Scotian Basin.
The resumption in oil petroleum exploration drilling comes only a month after an unauthorized discharge of 136 cubic metres of synthetic based drilling mud forced the company to suspend operations, pending an investigation by the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NSOPB).
The C-NSOPB’s “ongoing investigation into the unauthorized discharge of ...
Pending Changes to Federal Environmental Assessment Legislation Cause for Concern
Above photo: More than 100 people demonstrated in Halifax on Jan. 24 to raise awareness about plans to modify the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
A growing consortium of more than 20 Atlantic Canadian and Quebec community, environmental, Indigenous, fishery and non-governmental organizations have come together to form the Offshore Alliance.
The organization’s goal is to sound the alarm bells about pending changes to federal legislation that may give east coast petroleum ...