ENERGY: Mainers Worry about Big Oil and Old Pipes.

Photo from Facebook post.  This is what a burst pipeline looks like. Enbridge‘s in Michigan. This hole spilled 4 million litres of oil into the Kalamzoo river. Mainers are concerned that this might happen in Maine as Enbridge moves to bring … Continue reading

RIVERS: St. Croix River – The uneasy Boundary between Canada and the United States.

A video tour to set the scene. Related articles HISTORY: Was Canada’s First settlement on Doshay’s, Dochet’s, Muttineguis, Bone, or St. Croix Island (bayoffundy.ca) LNG: Calais LNG – Hope springs eternal. (bayoffundy.ca) … Continue reading

LNG: Downeast LNG seems to think shale gas freezes up in the winter? Come on Dean!

Passamaquoddy LNG proposal pushes ahead Downeast LNG terminal project continues despite decision against Calais LNG ‘New England, despite all this shale gas, is still dependant on LNG in the winter time to meet domestic demand for gas.’—Dean Girdis, Downeast LNG … Continue reading

ENERGY: Power bills driving you NUTS??? You need RETScreen! Really!

We are pleased to inform you that a new energy management learning portal is now available on the RETScreen website. This online resource provides free access to the RETScreen energy management software tool, user manual, presentation slides and case studies. … Continue reading

LNG: Calais LNG – Hope springs eternal.

Feds reject permit for Calais LNG, but developers say project isn’t dead yet http://bangordailynews.com/2012/04/06/news/down-east/feds-reject-permit-for-calais-lng-but-developers-say-project-isnt-dead-yet/ By Tom Walsh, BDN Staff Posted April 06, 2012, at 9:53 a.m. CALAIS, Maine — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has pulled the plug on a six-year effort to build … Continue reading

BOB GODFREY: Calais LNG is gone. Downeast LNG is the last shoreside holdout in a pointless pursuit.

FERC Dismisses Calais LNG From Permitting Process The US Federal Energy Commission (FERC) director of Energy Projects Jeff Wright today notified Calais LNG Project Company and Calais LNG Pipeline Company that, in accordance with FERC regulations, their project has been … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Calais LNG Application Dismissed by FERC.

Word has just been received that Calais LNG, a group that proposed building an LNG terminal at Devil’s Head In the St. Croix River Estuary, has just had it’s application dismissed by the Federal Environment Regulatory Commission. The full text … Continue reading

MINING: Mining Minas Basin mud – the ultimate assault on the Bay of Fundy ecosystem?

Windsor company plans to extract rare-earth elements at N.S. site January 5, 2012 – 7:58pm BY BILL POWER BUSINESS REPORTER Rare Earth Mineral Sands Inc. of Windsor raised $1.3 million in a private placement and is ramping up its plan to … Continue reading

POLLUTION: A Beautiful Hike – An Ominous Picture

  I posted this back in 2009 when air and water pollution from the mill in Baileyville was at it’s worse.  In recent months, I have been noting the air releases on my trips to St. Stephen. They are VASTLY … Continue reading

LNG: Developer says Passamaquoddy Bay is an empty 10-lane highway and he’s going to fill it!

As uncharacteristic as it may seem, I actually got it wrong when I told the story about the LNG developer who referred to Passamaquoddy Bay as an empty 6 lane highway. Joyce Merrill has set the record straight!! Joyce writes: … Continue reading

LNG: Save Passamaquoddy Bay USA claims Calais LNG continues to “Yank FERC’s chain” in petition to dismiss application.

Save Passamaquoddy Bay A 3-Nation Alliance (US • Passamaquoddy • Canada) PO Box 222 • Eastport, ME 04631 • (207)853-2922 info@SavePassamaquoddyBay.org www.SavePassamaquoddyBay.org Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street, NE Room 1A Washington, DC 20426 eFiled … Continue reading

ECOSYSTEM: Canada failing its oceans, biodiversity panel finds

CBC News An expert panel has accused Canada’s government of failing to protect ocean biodiversity. (Associated Press) An expert panel investigating the state of Canadian marine biodiversity has accused the government of failing to protect the country’s oceans, leaving marine … Continue reading

ENERGY: Bay of Fundy Tidal Energy at Annapolis Royal

Matt Hall  –  3:44 PM (edited)  –  Public Visited Annapolis Royal today, on the other side of Nova Scotia [ http://g.co/maps/jk7uf ]. It sits in the Annapolis Basin, a natural harbour on the south side of the Bay of Fundy. Just outside the town, on a … Continue reading