environment

NDP Environment Critic Gerry Rogers

The provincial government talks a great deal about aquaculture, says NDP Environment Critic Gerry Rogers, but not as much about the potential environmental harm the industry can cause. Today in the House of Assembly, she asked government for some assurances that this province’s regulations will keep up with those in the rest of the world.

 
NDP Environment Critic Gerry Rogers

As the province’s Supreme Court considered a challenge on the provincial government’s decision to release Grieg Aquaculture from an additional environmental assessment, NDP Environment Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) was asking questions in the House of Assembly.

 
NDP Environment & Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment and Conservation critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) says a proposal by Crosbie Industrial Services to temporarily store Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials, announced in a July 2 Environmental Assessment Bulletin, must be denied in order to protect the health of local residents.

 
NDP Environment & Conservation Critic George Murphy

NDP Environment critic George Murphy (MHA, St. John’s East) says while he’s glad government has finally committed to a panel to review the practice of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), he wants to see details.

 

Today in the House of Assembly NL NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill – Quidi Vidi) asked the premier what her government is doing to address the ongoing concerns of mercury contamination in Lake Melville.

 

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