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

OPINION: Will New Brunswick’s new “drive-through” highway destroy local businesses?

Has New Brunswick built “The Road to Anne”? I remember well the impact of the construction of the Trans-Canada Highway along coastal Fundy many decades ago. Prior to its construction, folks wound their way through the towns and villages along … Continue reading

LNG: Ooops! Downeast LNG stumbles again.

Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street, NE Room 1A Washington, DC 20426 eFiled on 2012 October 19 Re: Downeast LNG, Docket Nos. CP07-52-000, CP07-53-000, and CP07-53-001 Inappropriate Boilerplate Submission to FERC Dear Ms. Bose, On 2012 … Continue reading

RIVERS: Will the St. Croix River’s Historical Alewife runs return?

Group sues Maine over passage of St. Croix alewives A conservation group says Maine law closing St. Croix fish passages is trumped by a conflicting federal law. By Colin Woodard cwoodard@pressherald.com Staff Writer An environmental group has sued the state of Maine, … Continue reading

EARTHQUAKE: Fundy Earthquake rumbles on through to Maine and New England.

Quake rumbles through region, By Jordan Graham http://www.wate.com/story/19839315/earthquake-in-maine-rattles-new-england-states Tuesday, October 16, 2012 – Updated 12 hours ago An earthquake centered in Maine sent tremors rippling from Montreal to northern New Jersey last night, prompting the phones to “ring off the hook” at … Continue reading

LNG: Passamaquoddy Tribe’s Legal Actions puts final nail in Quoddy Bay LNG’s Coffin.

Bureau of Indian Affairs, Defunct Quoddy Bay LNG Lose Again BIA-‘Approved’ Lease Was Never Valid, Project Opponents Vindicated US Department of Interior (DOI) Interior Board of Indian Appeals (IBIA) Law Judge Deborah G. Luther ruled on October 4th that a … Continue reading

TOURISM: Is it time for St. Andrews and Charlotte County to take a fresh look at Cruise Ships?

The arrival of the cruise ship “The World” in Passamaquoddy waters this week opens up the subject of the future of the cruise ship industry here. Certainly the efforts of developers at Eastport and St. Andrews are to be applauded. … Continue reading

LNG: DLNG terminal construction will unlock dangerous levels of ancient mercury from Passamaquoddy sediments.

It has been known for many years that sediments in the St. Croix River Estuary and Passamaquoddy Bay harbour dangerous levels of heavy metals and other toxic materials. These have accumulated from aerial emissions as well as historic dumping by industries … Continue reading

LNG: Group Fears Buried Toxins May Impact Native Americans at Passamaquoddy Bay

Downeast LNG Toxic Contamination & Environmental Justice An organization battling the proposed Downeast LNG import terminal in Passamaquoddy Bay at Robbinston, Maine, recently filed comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regarding toxins that Downeast LNG might introduce into … Continue reading

ENERGY: FERC Dissatisfied With Downeast LNG Hazards Filing

BREAKING NEWS Downeast LNG proposed site at Robbinston, Maine directly across the international St. Croix River from St. Andrews, NB. The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requested more information from Downeast LNG on Tuesday regarding the proposed project’s LNG … Continue reading

LAWSUIT GETS RESULTS: Alewives in Maine Make Headway on the St. Croix

Posted: 13 Jul 2012 07:45 AM PDT Pressure is building to reopen the St. Croix River to the alewife, a critical forage fish. Earlier this week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a letter adopting the recommendations made in our … Continue reading

LEGAL: Conservation Groups Sue State of Maine over Alewife Blockade in International Heritage River

2 U.S. groups sue over Maine’s gaspereau blockade -Maine law has required the closure of a fish ladder to prevent fish migration CBC News Posted: May 22, 2012 8:58 AM AT A second environmental group has filed notice that it … 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

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