Monthly Archives: June 2016

Fishermen pissed at environment minister’s OK to tidal turbines

Nova Scotia’s environment minister has come under fire from fishermen for approving the installation of two tidal turbines in the Minas Passage near Parrsboro. “The environment minister has shown a shameful lack of judgment by ignoring the concerns of a … Continue reading

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Greening of Sackville: $50,000 for new trees

One hundred and twenty new trees will be rustling their leaves and waving their branches on the windy streets of downtown Sackville in the next few months after town council voted last night to spend $25,000 to help plant them. … Continue reading

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Tempest in a turbine: another tidal delay at Black Rock

A scientific report from the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) appears to have triggered another delay in the deployment of tidal turbines in the Minas Passage near Parrsboro. Cape Sharp Tidal had been planning to install a 2MW turbine this … Continue reading

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