Environment and Conservation

NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment & Conservation Critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) says it has been far too long since the public heard anything from the panel appointed last fall by government to review the potential consequences of hydraulic fracturing in the province.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment & Conservation critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) says a weekend forum he attended was reassuring and encouraging. Murphy says winter weather made highway driving a little tricky, but he was glad he could make it, and offered kudos to the organizers, the Social Justice Co-operative and Save our Seas and Shores group.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment and Conservation critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) had more questions about government’s hand-picked fracking review panel today in the House of Assembly.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

Sometimes NDP Environment Critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) would rather not be proven right. The release of the Electronic Products Recycling Association’s annual report was one of those times.

 
NDP Environment & Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment Critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) wants the provincial government to act quickly and strongly in response to a UNESCO call for enhanced protection of Gros Morne National Park.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment and Conservation critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) says residents of the Port au Port Peninsula deserve both actions and answers on the abandoned industrial sites, such as the one used by Shoal Point for exploratory fracking drilling, in their area.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) wants to know if government is doing adequate follow-up on an abandoned fracking site on the Port au Port Peninsula.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment and Conservation critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) wants government to explain how allowing Nalcor to use Tordon 101 (also known as Agent White) along the 1100-kilometer Muskrat Falls power line will be in the best interests of the people of the province.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) says because government could not control the costs of its waste management strategy, dumping fees for small business will increase threefold.

 
NDP Environment and Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment and Conservation critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) says government’s waste management strategy is over budget and not meeting its goals. In the House of Assembly today, Murphy questioned policies that will force municipalities to truck garbage hundreds of kilometers, multiplying costs for them and their taxpayers.

 

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