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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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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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Fishermen launch legal action to block turbines this fall

The Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association plans to ask a Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge to block deployment of tidal turbines in the Minas Passage this fall. During a court hearing yesterday in Halifax, Madame Justice Denise Boudreau set … Continue reading

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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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