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Shale Gas Company Loses Bid for Injunction to Halt N.B. Protests

Environment  (tags: fracking, canada, danger, pollution, protection, health hazard, environment )

- 1670 days ago -
A request by SWN Resources Canada to extend a court injunction that prevents anyone from impeding its staging area and and storage facility near, Rexton, N.B., has been denied by a judge.

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Azaima A (207)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 8:29 am

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Tuesday October 22, 2013, 8:51 am

Sue H (7)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 8:51 am
Thousands of green stars for the Judge!

ewoud k (68)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 11:16 am
We need more blockades...

Thanks Judge Rideout for your ruling, and thanks Judy for posting

divergent revolution (309)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 12:26 pm
good news
thanks Judy and ewoud for the fwd;)

Katie & Bill D (107)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 10:33 pm
Great news! Thanks Judy

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 10:50 pm
great news thanks for sharing

Peta Clarke (30)
Tuesday October 22, 2013, 11:46 pm
Great news thank you for sharing. Thanks Judge Rideout for your ruling. Please keep us the news.

Peggy Johnson (1)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:20 am
It is encouraging to hear that the Elsipogtog First Nation people were successful in their effort to get the court to
discontinue the injunction obtained by SWN Shale and Gas Company which preventing them from obstructing
the progress of SWN to develop staging and storage areas for its fracking operation.

Danuta Watola (1249)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 1:35 am

Ingo Schreiner (8)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 2:43 am

Judith Hand (55)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 3:00 am
Noted. As well they should (lose)! God bless the native Canadians whose efforts are well organized and strong!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 3:41 am

Frances Darcy (133)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 4:55 am
noted with glee..

Ben B (20)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 5:31 am
Noted the story, but I also note that the reason, J. Rideout gave in his judgement for not extending the injunction, was that no-one was currently protesting or trying to prevent the company access to the site or their equipment. Will the protests resume and will they be able to stop the Company?

Sheila D (194)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 6:09 am
Before we all celebrate maybe we should understand exactly what the judge meant with the reason given for not extending the injunction...wiggle room here for oil company to slip by while no protesters around?? If this truly halts Big Oil, then kudos to one down...but how many other assaults on the land to go??

Philip Heinlein (474)
Wednesday October 23, 2013, 4:45 pm
Excellent! Someone with some sense. Everyone, please, support the First Nations of Canada in their fight against fracking.
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