Environment: February 2014 Archives
Tuesday February 25, 2014
Last year, the Ministry of Natural Resources mandated a Commission to help draft its long-awaited Energy Policy. The report from that Commission was leaked to Le Devoir newspaper over the weekend, and is recommending Hydro-Quebec abandon further construction on La Romaine hydro site.
It's also recommending the government stop any further call for tender for the development of wind energy. Normand Mousseau, Co-Chair of the Commission on Energy Issues.
Categories: Environment, Politics
Thursday February 20, 2014
An unusual thing happened yesterday in the world of environmental board. The Quebec government board charged with evaluating the Mine Arnaud project in Sept-Iles has concluded the project is unacceptable on just about every front. The unusual thing is, the promoter is the Quebec government, along with a private partner. We get reaction from Chantal Corbeil, the spokesperson for Investissement-Québec, along with Réjean Porlier, Mayor of Sept-Iles.
Wednesday February 19, 2014
Last week, Quebec decided to put its money into oil exploration on Anticosti. This week, it's sticking with its plan to block shale gas exploration in the St. Lawrence river valley. The President of Questerre Energy, Michael Binnion, joins us to explain how these developments are being received by the oil and gas industry.
For all our coverage on these stories, click here.
Categories: Environment, Oil in the Gaspé
- August 2014
- July 2014
- June 2014
- May 2014
- Wed., 7 – Anticosti: La chasse au pétrole extrême
- March 2014
- Tue., 4 – Shannon court case likely delayed
- February 2014
- December 2013
- November 2013
- October 2013
- Fri., 4 – Rabaska project dead
- August 2013
- July 2013
- June 2013
- May 2013
- March 2013
- January 2013
- Mon., 14 – Citizen's group opposes drilling
- December 2012
- October 2012
- September 2012