Shell Canada proposing major offshore N.S. exploration of 7 oil wells beginning in 2015

CBC_News_logoEnvironmentalists worry about the risk of a disaster that could threaten marine life such as whales, swordfish and tuna. “The probability is low, but as we saw in the Gulf of Mexico, the impacts can be enormous,” said Mark Butler of the Ecology Action Centre. He referred to BP’s 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers on the rig and caused massive damage. [email protected]  07:02