Media and External Coverage

News Stories

June 21, 2016 – JuneWarren-Nickle’s Energy Group (JWN)
Still waiting for conclusions about fracking in Newfoundland and Labrador – JWN

June 11, 2016 – The Telegram
Fracking awareness group satisfied with panel report – The Telegram

June 8, 2016 – The Western Star
Shoal Point Energy CEO puzzled by fracking review panel report

June 7, 2016 – NTV
Corner Brook port authority wants fracking recommendations done quickly

June 6, 2016 – Daily Oil Bulletin
Frac Panel’s Recommendations Would Strand Tiny Company’s Sole Asset For Years

June 6, 2016 – CBC News
Shoal Point Energy CEO believes evaluation should be conducted on N.L. fracking

June 6, 2016 – CBC News, Corner Brook Morning Show
Shoal Point says it should be allowed to evaluate whether there’s even enough oil for a viable project.

June 4, 2016 – The Telegram
Port Corporation Calls on Province to Implement Fracking Review Recommendations

June 4, 2016 – CBC News
Time to prepare for fracking, says Cape St. George mayor

June 4, 2016 – The Western Star
Western Star Editorial, Fracking Wars

June 3, 2016 – The Hydraulic Fracking Blog
Newfoundland & Labrador Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel Release Report

June 3, 2016 – Sisters of Mercy of Newfoundland – News
The NL Hydraulic Review Panel has forwarded its Final Report to Government

June 2, 2016 – The Independent
Fracking Report met with Praise, Criticism

June 2, 2016 – VOCM, Open Line
Interview with Dr. Ray Gosine (story plays at 9:20)

June 1, 2016 – NTV
Chair of fracking panel explains recommendations to public

June 1, 2016 – CBC News
‘It’s playing Russian roulette’: Fracking recommendations met with opposition
Video footage with news story
Accompanying video

June 1, 2016 – CBC, Here and Now
Here and Now (Story plays at 0:24:24)

June 1, 2016 – CBC Radio, West Coast Morning Show
People from Port au Port East have their say on fracking (coverage from the meeting held there on May 31, 2016)

June 1, 2016 – The Western Star
Simpson pleased human impact assessment part of panel review

June 1, 2016, The Arlene Bynon Show, Interview with Ray Gosine, SiriusXM

May 31, 2016 – NTV
Environmental group applauds report on fracking on west coast

May 31, 2016 – NTV News
Expert panel recommends ‘pause’ in fracking continue

May 31, 2016 – BOE Report
Too many unknowns to recommend fracking in western Newfoundland: review panel

May 31, 2016 – CBC News
Fracking not ‘a game changer’ for N.L., says independent report

May 31, 2016 – The Globe and Mail
Too many gaps to recommend fracking in Newfoundland: panel

May 31, 2016 – CTV News
Too many unknowns to recommend fracking in Newfoundland: review panel

May 31, 2016 – Huffington Post
Newfoundland Fracking Report Says There Are Too Many Unknowns

May 31, 2016 – The Western Star
Report should result in ban on fracking: Graham Oliver

May 31, 2016 – The Telegram
Fracking report recommends continued ‘pause’ for now

May 31, 2016 – VOCM, Online news
Review Panel Recommends Cautious Approach To Fracking

May 31, 2016 – VOCM, Open Line
Open Line – Interview with Graham Oliver (Story plays at 0:31:40)

May 31, 2016 – The Telegram
Too many unknowns to recommend fracking

May 31, 2016 – The Financial Post
Too many science, technology gaps to recommend fracking

May 27, 2016 – CBC News
UNESCO draft decision again urges industry – CBC

May 26, 2016 – The Telegram
Fracking report set for release to public Tuesday

April 29, 2016 – The Telegram
N.L. fracking review over budget – The Telegram

Jan 26, 2016 – The Telegram
N.L. fracking report coming in ‘the spring’- minister – The Telegram

Dec 11, 2015 – The Chronicle Herald
Maritime anti-fracking front a model of citizenry in action

Oct 17, 2015 – The Western Star
Hydraulic fracturing review panel makes stop in Corner Brook

July 20, 2015 – The Independent
Pollution in China, therefore Fracking. Wait… what?

July 14, 2015 – Alberta Oil Magazine
What Does the Anti-fracking Movement Mean for Canada?

June 23, 2015 – The Independent
No fracking in N.L. without social license – Ball

June 9, 2015 – Oil and Gas Magazine
Public Review of Fracking – Where are we now?

May 27, 2015 – The Western Star
Chief Mi’sel Joe supports efforts of local fracking awareness group.

May 26, 2015 – CBC News
Review panel stacked with pro-frackers.

May 25, 2015 – The Telegram
Too little, not too late, say N.L. fracking opponents

May 21, 2015 – The Telegram
Frack-free state, Editorial

May 19, 2015 – The Independent
Residents make art for fracking review panel

May 15, 2015 – The Western Star
Fracking awareness group representatives holding information sessions

Mar 24, 2015 – The Telegram
NDP plugs away at fracking review panel

Mar 2, 2015 –
Newfoundland fracking panel lacks diversity and key areas of expertise

Jan 27, 2015
NL fracking panel gaining momentum

Jan 13, 2015
Fracking debate flares as industry struggles – The Telegram

Jan 12, 2015
Artists press Harper for buffer to spare Gros Morne park from fracking

Dec 20, 2014
Fracking moratoria could cause “domino effect” in North America, including NL

Dec 6, 2014
Should we frack? (Emotions need not apply)

Dec 4, 2014
NL fracking panel and the messiah complex

Nov 28, 2014
Q&A with fracking review panel member Maurice Dusseault

Nov 26, 2014
Concerns abound at fracking town hall in St. John’s

Nov 23, 2014
Climate change not a priority for NL fracking review panel – The Independent

Oct 14, 2014 – Natural Resources Magazine
Makeup of Newfoundland and Labrador fracking panel

Oct 10, 2014
Panel appointed to study fracking impacts in western NL

Oct 01, 2014
Shoal Point Energy readying for fracking review – The Packet

Aug 12, 2014 – CBC News
Derrick Dalley announces fracking review panel – CBC News


News Releases

Port au Port/Bay St. George Fracking Awareness Group: June 9, 2016
Frack Press Release – Newfoundland and Labrador Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel Report

Shoal Point Energy: June 6, 2016
Shoal Point responds to release of report from NL Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel

Corner Brook Port Corporation: June 3, 2016
Corner Brook Port Corporation Urges Government to Move Forward on Recommendations ofHydraulic Fracturing Panel Report

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador: May 31, 2016
Provincial Government Receives Independent Hydraulic Fracturing Panel Report

NL New Democratic Party: May 31, 2016
Fracking panel should have recommended a permanent ban

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS): May 31, 2016
CPAWS welcomes NL Fracking Panel call for extended moratorium and buffer zone around Gros Morne

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador: October 10, 2014
Minister Announces Independent Panel for Review of Hydraulic Fracturing