BP Canada applies to drill off N.S.

BP Canada has applied to drill up to seven exploration wells within its current offshore exploration licences, located between 230 and 370 kilometres southeast of Halifax between 2018 and 2022. The government is in the process of approving the drilling — on Wednesday, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) released a 215-page draft report, as well as a list of potential conditions BP Canada would have to abide by if it wants to conduct exploratory drilling in the area.,, But John Davis, director of the Clean Ocean Action Committee, which represents inshore fisheries in Nova Scotia, says the government and CEAA is not being forthcoming with crucial information. click here to read the story 08:36