‘Let them take it by rail’: Fishermen oppose Donkin mine’s marine terminal plan

Fishermen in eastern Cape Breton will appeal to two federal ministers to stop plans by the operators of the Donkin coal mine to move coal by barge, which they claim will damage lucrative fishing grounds, and hurt their livelihoods. Kameron Coal wants to build a marine terminal in Morien Bay, several kilometres south of the Donkin mine, to load coal onto barges and move it to larger vessels offshore. About 200 people, many of them fishermen, packed the Port Morien Legion on Thursday night, just across the highway from Morien Bay, to denounce the plan. >click to read<10:18

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