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Legal Win: First Nation Stops Nexen Energy From Sucking Lake Dry for Fracking

 


Fort Nelson First Nation in northern British Columbia has won a key ruling that stops Nexen Inc. from pumping millions of gallons of water from a local lake for fracking purposes.

The ruling could pave the way for similar cases, according to Fort Nelson.

“By canceling the license, the EAB has set a precedent for future provincially supported fracking and LNG exports,” Fort Nelson said in a statement.

Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/09/08/legal-win-first-nation-stops-nexen-energy-sucking-lake-dry-fracking-161669

 

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