Letters to the Editor

Saturday, 16 July 2011

Anti-Shale Gas Protest Today in Capital

FREDERICTON - Members of the Penniac Anti-Shale Gas Organization (PASGO) held a small protest and handed out information packets to the public today at the Boyce Farmer's Market in Fredericton. The group was trying to raise the level of awareness on the subject of the shale gas industry in New Brunswick amongst the urban population. PASGO organizer Joe Stafford reported 400 packets were given out to the public and approximately 150 signatures taken down on an anti-shale gas petition to be sent to the Premier's office.


Joey Saindon and Marjorie Stafford of PASGO protest near the Boyce Farmer's Market in Fredericton today, trying to raise awareness of the shale gas issue among urban dwellers. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)


Maude McSorley of PASGO protests near the Boyce Farmer's Market today in Fredericton. The group is trying to raise awareness of the shale gas issue among the urban population. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)


PASGO member Sharon Levesque hands out an information packet to a Fredericton local while discussing the issue of the shale gas industry in New Brunswick. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)


Anna Saindon, member of PASGO,  protests shale gas in New Brunswick today in Fredericton at the Boyce Farmer's Market. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)


Tourist Dorothy Utnik of Rome, New York took part in the PASGO anti-shale gas protest today at the Boyce Farmer's Market in Fredericton. Utnik is an anti-shale gas community organizer in Rome and decided to take part when she came upon the protest today. (Photo: Cheryl Norrad)

2 comments:

  1. Thats so great!! that should say alot about what this "industry" will do to our tourism industry!!

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  2. Good to see professional non-bias coverage of this subject. Thank you for providing an alternative to the daily rags around here and their self-serving propaganda.

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