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Canadian Group Sues Government For Contamination, Seeks Moratorium On Fracking

Mealey's (June 17, 2015, 10:13 AM EDT) -- SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick — A Canadian group opposing hydraulic fracturing as a means of oil and gas extraction on June 23, 2014, filed a lawsuit in the Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick against the government of New Brunswick, contending that as a result of the government granting permission for the practice of fracking, the groundwater and drinking wells have been contaminated (New Brunswick Anti-Shale Gas Alliance, et al. v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of New Brunswick, No. N/A,...
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