Offshore oil and gas development is high stakes. The companies involved in it are global giants: BP, ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron, Encana. And the governments in charge of regulating it stand to gain hundreds of millions in royalties. There's many on the east coast with concerns that oil and gas development, or even exploration, has risks and impacts that are just not worth the payoff.
On this episode of The Coastal Citizen, we take a look at a global industry taking root off the Atlantic coast, and the concerns being raised about the dangers it poses to our ecosystems and economies.
Featuring voices of: Dr. Lindy Weilgart, Mary Gorman, Troy Jerome, Claude Jeanotte
The Coastal Citizen is produced by Erica Butler for CKDU FM, with funding from the Community Radio Fund of Canada.
Special thanks to Pierre Loiselle for production help and mentorship.
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