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Final preparations underway for tricky Fundy tidal turbine deployment

After years of delay, Cape Sharp Tidal Inc. is in the final stages of deploying its 1,000 tonne, five-storey-high turbine into the roiling waters of the Minas Passage, eight kilometres west of Parrsboro, N.S. Sarah Dawson, who speaks for the … 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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Fundy fishermen file court challenge on tidal turbines

The Bay of Fundy Inshore Fisherman’s Association is challenging the provincial government’s decision to allow deployment of two tidal turbines in the Minas Passage near Parrsboro, N.S. The Association filed a formal application with the Nova Scotia Supreme Court yesterday … 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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Tidal company to hold open house in Parrsboro to discuss deployment of turbines

Cape Sharp Tidal is planning to hold a public meeting in Parrsboro, possibly this month, to discuss its plans for, and answer questions about, the installation of two tidal turbines in the Minas Passage later this year. Cape Sharp Tidal … Continue reading

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