Muskrat Falls hydroelectric – Who buried the risk assessment report?

ROGER BILL November 25, 2017 ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland — The man in charge of finishing the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric project on the Churchill River in remote central Labrador calls the venture a “boondoggle”. The Newfoundland and Labrador government has established a commission of

Artists call for ban on fracking near national park

Thirty two well known artists sent an open letter to Canadian Prime Minster Stephen Harper, and  Newfoundland & Labrador Premier Paul Davis, calling on them to establish a permanent buffer zone free of industrial activity around Gros Morn National Park  and UNESCO

The back story behind New York’s fracking ban

  Careful, evidence-based journalism underpinned New York’s decision Wednesday to ban fracking in the state. This story by the not-for-profit investigative news room ProPublica provides the back story of the state governor’s announcement. Fracking — the technique of fracturing underground rock by piping

Newfoundland’s Offshore Account

The offshore oilfields off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada in the north west Atlantic Ocean are pretty small compared to the operations in the North Sea and Gulf of Mexico but the royalties have not only kept Canada's historically impoverished eastern province