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Penobsquis Landowner: the Other Side of the Story

by Beth Nixon, Penobsquis, NB 19 September 2014 (Beth Nixon has been lobbying the provincial government for justice for 10 years. Hers was one of 60 families that lost well water and/or springs during the industrialization of this small rural community. It was 5 years before the provincial government installed …

Water vs Fossil Fuels…who wins?

Hillsborough Water The Hillsborough village water supply comes from two 150-200m deep wells and these wells lie within lands leased for oil and gas development by Contact Exploration. The village drilled 36 wells looking for reliable, clean water supplies (resulting in Water Well #1 and #2).  They now require a …

Testing Your Water

While testing water should be a regular activity for people with private water wells, Albert County residents living in the vicinity of …

Frack Free Farming

WEPAC will be ordering some of these fabulous Frack Free Farming t-shirts for the summer. Show your support for Frack Free Farming, …

Faith Communities Speak Out

Many diverse organizations have joined their voices to oppose shale gas in our region – among them professional healthcare associations, labour unions, …

The Shalefield Stories

Across the country, fracking is contaminating drinking water, making nearby families sick with air pollution, and turning forest acres into industrial zones. …