Canadian Panel: Simple Recommendation On Fracking ‘Not Appropriate’

(June 13, 2016, 11:14 AM EDT) -- ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland — The Newfoundland and Labrador Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel on May 31 issued its official report in which it concluded that “a simple yes or no recommendation is not appropriate nor responsible” given unknown and unresolved issues pertaining to hydraulic fracturing.

(Executive summary of report available. Document #94-160614-011X.)

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The panel, comprising professors appointed by the Minister of Natural Resources for the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, said “A number of gaps and deficiencies must be addressed before the necessary conditions could...
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