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Fundy fishermen vow to continue their battle against big tidal turbines

The Bay of Fundy Fisherman’s Association says it will continue to oppose the development of tidal power in the Minas Passage, near Parrsboro. Association spokesman, Colin Sproul made the pledge after the fishermen lost their court challenge to the deployment … Continue reading

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Fundy fishermen vow to continue legal challenge to tidal turbines

A spokesman for the Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association says the fishermen will press ahead with their legal challenge to tidal turbines in the Minas Passage in spite of yesterday’s loss in the first round of their court battle. … Continue reading

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Judge denies fishermen’s request to block tidal turbines

Cape Sharp Tidal Inc. is free to deploy two turbines this fall in the Minas Passage, near Parrsboro. In a decision released today, a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge rejected an application from the Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association … Continue reading

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N.S. judge promises decision soon on whether to block tidal turbines

A lawyer for the Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association spent several hours in a Halifax courtroom yesterday tilting at turbines. David Coles was trying to persuade a skeptical Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge to temporarily block deployment of two, … Continue reading

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Mi’kmaq chiefs express frustration over Fundy tidal projects

The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq chiefs say they feel increasingly frustrated that tidal projects appear to be going ahead in the Minas Passage near Parrsboro, N.S. in spite of their economic and environmental concerns. In a news release issued … Continue reading

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