Hosted by Fossil Fuel Divestment at Grenfell
2:00pm in UTC-03:30
Grenfell Campus, Memorial University
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador A2H 5G4
Expert panelists will be making connections between the issue of fracking in NL and broader regional concerns of oil development in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on February 1st (Sunday), 2pm in lecture room (LC 301) at the Grenfell Campus of Memorial University, Corner Brook. The public is invited.
The panelists include:
Irené Novaczek, PhD, Marine Ecologist, Adjunct Professor of Island Studies, University of Prince Edward Island;
Chief Mi’sel Joe, Miawpukek Mi’kamawey Mawi’omi – Conne River Mi’kmaq Tribal Nation; and
Dr Michael Bradfield, Economist and member of the Nova Scotia Independent Review of Hydraulic Fracturing.
“The panelists will provide balance to industry’s talking points and information by offering perspectives on human health, environmental regulations, indigenous sovereignty, economics, legal frameworks and social acceptability.” explains Jon Parsons of the Social Justice Cooperative.
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