Posts Tagged As: Nova Scotia Mining Safety

Blog Post #749 – Study Probes Fracking

Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine

Nova Scotia is commissioning a review on the health, social, economic and environmental impact of hydraulic fracturing.

Commonly known as “fracking”, the process involves pumping fluid or gas down a well to fracture rock below ground to access natural gas. “We have heard from Nova Scotians that they want to have their say and that review should be independent of government; we’ve listened on both counts,” Department of Energy Minister Charlie Parker said on August 28, 2013.

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