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N.S. activist: Shell cleanup plan includes toxic product

Shell Canada’s cleanup plan in case of a major oil spill off the coast of Nova Scotia could end up making the problem worse, a Shelburne County environmentalist says. John Davis, co-founder of the No Rig coalition, has concerns about the potential use of chemical dispersants by the Calgary company, a subsidiary of the British-Dutch energy giant. Shell plans to drill its first exploratory well in the Shelburne Basin, about 350 kilometres south of Halifax, later this year. Read the rest here 12:28

Not good. Shell to start exploratory drilling in N.S. in 2 years

Shell Canada has completed 3D seismic imaging off Nova Scotia’s southwestern shore, but the energy giant says it will be at least two years before exploratory oil drilling begins as part of its $970 million deepwater venture. [email protected] 12:50