Quebec report on shale gas urges halt on some drilling; gov’t will respect findings

Very encouraging news! The Quebec government has agreed to respect the findings of the environmental report.

The province’s environment minister said the practice known as “fracking” will only proceed, for now, under the rubric of the environmental study and not for industrial purposes.

Environment Minister Pierre Arcand also announced that any new exploration will only be carried out after public consultations are held.

“We will not make any compromises on health, safety, or respect for the environment,” Arcand said.

Read the full article by The Canadian Press

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One Response to Quebec report on shale gas urges halt on some drilling; gov’t will respect findings

  1. Gina Hams says:

    Wow…. Brilliant result. I am still amazed though how little response to all this that there is in the press IE newspapers and television. I have emailed many and various and have not received one reply !!!!

    Brilliant work B Cheers G.

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