Mi’kmaq protesters continue sit-in during construction site for gas storage project
September 28, 2016 - storage organizer
FORT ELLIS, N.S. — A criticism organizer says Mi’kmaq and internal residents are stability a sit-in this morning during a opening of a construction site nearby due healthy gas storage caverns in Nova Scotia.
But Cheryl Maloney says that confidence workers and their food are being authorised in and out of a Alton Gas riverside construction site in Fort Ellis.
On Monday, a tiny organisation of aboriginal protesters set adult a chairs, tables and a canopy during a front opening of a site about 12 kilometres from a due storage caverns.
The protesters contend a company’s devise to siren H2O from a Shubenacadie River to subterraneous salt caverns, and afterwards liberate tainted H2O behind into a river, poses environmental risks.
In a matter expelled to a media, Premier Stephen McNeil pronounced he was singular to what he could contend since of authorised record associated to antithesis to a project.
He pronounced he’s assured that a Crown has met a requirement to deliberate with a Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia and others on this project.
McNeil pronounced Nova Scotians should be wakeful that a plan by AltaGas (TSX:ALA) usually perceived capitulation after years of conference and environmental review.