Resources

REA is collecting locally-relevant information on obtaining and using energy more responsibly, including resources from local Antigonish groups.

International

National

Regional and Nova Scotia

  • Official page for updates and events for Treaty Truckhouse Against Alton Gas.
  • The Coast article about the lack of consultation and consent, and flawed science in the proposed Alton NG underground storage project, and the opposition to the project by Sipekne’katik and Millbrook First Nations, the Striped Bass Association, the Shubenacadie River Commercial Fishermen’s Association and the Ecology Action Centre.
  • Sipekne’katik First Nation’s Notice of Appeal following NS decision to approve Alton NG storage project.
  • Support letter from Millbrook First Nation in the case.
  • Rabble.ca article by Brent Patterson of Council of Canadians on Indigenous opposition to Energy East pipeline.
  • Online Petition from Change.org opposing NS use of Biomass for energy, with interesting local comments.

Nova Scotia Government and provincial NGOs

Antigonish

  • Antigonish Community Energy (ACE)’s resource page includes information examining forest biomass, NS communities’ energy plans and more.
  • ACE Co-op’s resource page includes local media and online information about solar energy.
  • Antigonish Climate Resilience (ACR)’s video “Listening to Our Neighbours” on climate change in Antigonish
  • ACR’s comprehensive resource page on renewable energy, policy, public health, shorelines, integrated community sustainability plans, climate change action plans, and more.
  • Sustainable Antigonish’s list of links to a wide range of sources on all four pillars of sustainability including the environment.

 

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During our research phase on fracking, we collected a wealth of information, including these locally-relevant sources that we feel are reliable, informative, and not too technical.

International

Nova Scotia Government

Responsible Energy Action

NOFRAC Coalition

Fracking Bans and Moratoria:

More and more jurisdictions are enacting bans or moratoria on fracking. Here is a sampling from the last couple of years:

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