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Feds and province veto offshore oil exploration in Nova Scotia

A licence to explore the offshore of Nova Scotia for oil and gas and restart fossil fuel activity there after years of dormancy was rejected Monday by the federal and provincial governments. The decision to reject the licence considers broader policy focused on "shared commitments to advance clean energy and pursue economic opportunities in the clean energy sector, which are beyond the scope of the board's regulatory purview," a joint statement said.

December 5, 2023

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