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

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