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Video: Alton Gas Blockade

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by the Stimulator, Nov 9, 2017

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Sipekne’katik band prepared for long protest at AltaGas site

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Band member Cheryl Maloney says the sit-in won’t end until the work stops and a court appeal of the environmental permits is completed. (Robert Short/CBC)

‘We’ve started to allow big business to dictate how our environment is going to be,’ resident says

By Paul Palmeter, CBC News, September 29, 2016

Indigenous people and other residents near Stewiacke, N.S., aren’t backing down in their opposition to a Calgary company’s plans for a natural gas storage site in the area.

About a dozen people including Sipekne’katik band members began a sit-in Monday in the area where AltaGas plans to store natural gas in three underground salt caverns near the Shubenacadie River. Read the rest of this entry