Georges Bank Gets Reprieve, Now What About Old Harry?
A huge sigh of relief could recently be heard for those concerned about the health and welfare of Georges Bank.
Finally, after years of posturing, Ottawa passed Bill C-64 which extends the moratorium on drilling for fossil fuels on the rich and diversified fishing bank up to 2022. Nova Scotia will follow this fall by introducing legislation to this effect.
The fight for this extension was long and hard and led by NORIGS 3 chair Denny Morrow, who spent many frustrating months on the issue ...