Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board Chair Max Ruelokke said last year’s massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has created fear that a disastrous spill might also happen in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, where a spill could affect the coastlines of five provinces. As a result of public interest and concern over drilling in the Old Harry area, the board has asked for a federal review of Halifax-based Corridor Resources’ plans. “I have to give the C-NLOPB credit for making the distinction at least between open waters in the Atlantic and the gulf that is literally surrounded by the coastlines of half of Canada’s provinces,” said Mary Gorman, a member of Nova Scotia’s Save our Seas and Shore coalition.
CBC Radio interviews Indy editor Hans Rollmann
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● August 6, 2013 July 15, 2022
Rollmann's recent column "Owning up to a Big problem" struck a chord with many in Labrador, and on the island as well.
CO2 levels rise to unprecedented highs in human history
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● August 4, 2013 July 15, 2022
For the first time in human history, atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) reached a concentration of 400 parts per million in early May. But the mainstream…
Penashue dodges CBC reporter’s question … again
By TheIndependent.ca ● Daily Indygestion ● April 6, 2013 July 15, 2022
On March 5 CBC reporter Peter Cowan asked former Labrador MP Peter Penashue how donation errors were made in his 2011 campaign. Penashue dodged the…