Fracking Equipment Set Ablaze in Elsipogtog

26 Jun

Shot-hole driller ablaze down the Bass River road. [Photo: Miles Howe]

by Earth First! News

Halifax Media Co-op reports that a piece of drilling equipment was set ablaze on the 24th, by person or persons unknown.  This comes amidst escalating resistance to hydraulic fracturing by indigenous peoples in Elsipogtog, “New Brunswick”.

This comes after numerous direct actions, the midnight seizure of drilling equipment, and a local man being struck by a contractor’s vehicle.

6 Responses to “Fracking Equipment Set Ablaze in Elsipogtog”

  1. Occupy The Polls June 26, 2013 at 1:50 pm #

    Reblogged this on Occupy The Polls.

    • aaronngray July 24, 2013 at 8:36 am #

      To be more environmentally friendly it is suggested cutting the hydraulics and putting sugar in the petrol or diesel tanks is more effective, and less damaging to the

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