FFAW Speaks out on Oil and Gas Activity in NL Marine Reserve
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - November 9, 2018
FFAW-Unifor is speaking out after the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board announced five new successful bids. According to FFAW, the bids have resulted in “nearly 101,000,000 hectares approved for oil and gas exploration.“ What’s more is that two of the five parcels “fall within a marine refuge area that restricts all fishing activity while oil and gas operations persist unencumbered.”
“Oil, gas and Seismic activity is continuing completely unrestricted in these supported protected areas,” FFAW-Unifor President Keith Sullivan said ...
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