VICTORY: The Remarkable Story of How Citizens Halted LNG Development in Passamaquoddy Bay

THE STORY Twelve years ago, LNG imports were all the rage for developers …  several of whom set up their offices along the Passamaquoddy Bay Maine shore for the express purpose of establishing import facilities there. This area has the … Continue reading

OPINION: The Firing of Cleary – The mediocre never admire excellence in others.

Is this the underlying reason for Dr. Eilish Cleary’s dismissal as New Brunswick’s Chief Medical Officer of Health? It seems that Dr. Cleary was invited to submit an article to the Journal of New Brunswick Studies / Revue d’études sur le … Continue reading

LNG: DELNG submits new report describing proposed export terminal in Passamaquoddy Bay

In spite of the opposition to this project and the clear statement from the Canadian government that LNG tankers will not be allowed passage through Head Harbour Passage, DELNG continues to pursue the construction of a LNG terminal at Robbinston, … Continue reading

ISSUES: STATUS OF RESIDENT AND TRANSIENT SEA BIRDS IN HEAD HARBOUR PASSAGE AND VICINITY NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA

STATUS OF RESIDENT AND TRANSIENT SEA BIRDS IN HEAD HARBOUR PASSAGE AND VICINITY NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA, 1977… by ART’S PLACE … Continue reading

OPINION: Burning Eden and Creating Hell – One Last Gluttonous Orgy?

At the outset I wish to apologize if any of the photos included here upset or offend. They upset me and some have been in my mental slide show for a long time now … way back to the atom … Continue reading

LNG: Is Downeast LNG hedging its bets in Passamaquoddy Bay?

 Is this an indication that Dean Girdis is preparing for Downeast LNG’s failure, setting himself up with a new developer’s job in Nova Scotia? Note that Girdis claims he would obtain natural gas from Canada, not the United States. Bob … Continue reading

LNG: Is anyone listening? – The Head Harbour Passage – Cobscook Bay Area is the single most important site along the North Atlantic Coast.

It has been repeated over and over for decades now as developers continue their attempts to establish heavy, polluting coastal fossil fuel industries in the Passamaquoddy – Cobscook Bay area and the unique entrance through Head Harbour Passage. For the … Continue reading

LNG: The Latest Update to the Save Passamaquoddy Bay website

News > 2015 February > February 5 ] Passamaquoddy Bay Sen. Ron Wyden tasks FERC & PHMSA re permitting standards (Jan 30) Never a need for Downeast LNG says Save Passamaquoddy Bay (Jan 20) Maritimes Eastern Canadian LNG export plans … Continue reading

OPINION: While Colchester Councillors may stop the dumping of fracking waste, the problem remains. What do we do with it?

The ongoing debate about dumping fracking fluid into municipal sewers that lead to water courses that lead to the Bay of Fundy are only addressing part this problem. In some cases storage ponds seem to have seeped into the ground … Continue reading

LNG transportation by rail?

Some concerns have been expressed online about rail transport of LNG. The safety ramifications go well beyond oil transport. If you are interested, you can find useful info on LNG here: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B7i2gILtygP4UjBIYXh2bkVzY3M&usp=sharing … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Canada continues to oppose LNG development in Passamaquoddy Bay

Just received at 4:40 pm today, May 17, 2013. Canada’s Ambassador to the United States confirmed again today Canada’s official opposition to the proposed Downeast LNG terminal in Passamaquoddy Bay, Bay of Fundy, stating: Given that LNG vessels would need … Continue reading

LNG: Save Passamaquoddy Bay USA accuses FERC, US Coast Guard and Department of State of Fraud!

Save Passamaquoddy Bay USA has submitted a letter and documentation to FERC claiming fraud was committed by FERC, USCG and Department of State in regards to claims made about the status of the United States under the UN Convention on the … Continue reading

LNG: DELNG Proposed “Vapor Fence” has grown 10 feet taller!

Posted 2012 Nov 26 Updated Nov 29 Downeast LNG is Now Planning a 30-foot-Tall Vapor Fence Currently-planned 30-foot-Tall Vapor Fence Previously-planned 20-foot-Tall Vapor Fence Since Downeast LNG has filed no photosimulations of the planned vapor fence to-date to the FERC docket, Save Passamaquoddy Bay … Continue reading

LNG: Lack of rights to intertidal zone may kill DELNG’s proposal to FERC

Filed By: Save Passamaquoddy Bay Filed Date: 11/27/2012 Accession No: 20121127-5014 Description: Prescriptive use of Downeast LNG intertidal zone, comment of Save Passamaquoddy Bay under CP07-52, et. al. Summary: Recent Maine court decisions establish recreational “prescriptive use” of intertidal zones under … Continue reading