FFAW Urging Canadian Gov’t. to Refuse Oil/Gas Exploration Bids on Key Fishing Area
FFAW-Unifor is urging the Newfoundland and Labrador government to refuse bids for oil and gas exploration parcels on important fishing grounds.
On November 6, Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) announced that two bids were submitted on several offshore land parcels for oil and gas exploration.
ExxonMobil and Husky/Suncor were the two companies that placed the bids in the Jeanne d’Arc region (Grand Banks). If the bids are accepted, it will pave the way for the companies to begin seismic...
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