Hebron Public Review Commission sessions

Hebron Public Review Commission sessions

— Photo by Ashley Fitzpatrick/The Telegram

Developing the capability and capacity of the local oil and gas industry is at the front and centre of the Hebron Public Review Commission as it be­gan sessions Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 at the Holiday Inn in St. John’s. The public meetings are set for three weeks, with presentations from provincially based organizations and individuals. Presentations are expected to also touch on potential negative impacts of the project, environmental protection and precautions for offshore worker safety. The Telegram will have full coverage.

Fish, Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) union president Earle McCurdy (left) speaks with Hebron Public Review Commissioner Miller Ayre prior to making a presentation to the commission Dec. 6, 2011.

One industry risking another: McCurdy

December 07, 2011 - 13 h 10

While offshore oil developments like Hebron fill the provincial coffers, those in the fishing industry continue to shoulder the fear of losing their livelihoods to an oil spill...

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One industry risking another: McCurdy

Hebron Public Review focuses in on environment

December 06, 2011 - 9 h 10

The focus for the Hebron Public Review will turn to the environment today, as potential opportunities for environmentally focused businesses and potential risks associated with development of the Hebron...

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Hebron Public Review focuses in on environment

Changing the health and safety model

December 06, 2011 - 7 h 59

President of the Federation of Labour, Lana Payne, closed out the list of scheduled presentations on health and safety matters for the Hebron Public Review Commission on Monday.

Payne’s presentation...

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Changing the health and safety model

RDC calls for new agency

December 01, 2011 - 13 h 26

A statement from the Resource Development Trades Council of Newfoundland and Labrador (RDC), calling for the creation of a new provincial agency to ensure full benefits are...

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RDC calls for new agency

NDP wants independent offshore safety regulator

December 01, 2011 - 10 h 46

NDP MHA Dale Kirby told the Hebron Public Review Commission an independent safety authority is “a natural result” of our growth in the oil and gas industry.

Kirby made the statement in a...

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NDP wants independent offshore safety regulator

Hebron partners pressed to take on tradeswomen

November 30, 2011 - 8 h 01

If the Hebron partners are looking to address a skilled labour shortage, they need look no further than the hundreds of typically underutilized female apprentices in Newfoundland and Labrador.

That...

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Hebron partners pressed to take on tradeswomen

Contribution to conservancy by Hebron partners

November 29, 2011 - 11 h 15

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has applauded a $13,000 gift from the Hebron project partners, calling it a "significant contribution" to NCC conservation efforts in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The...

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Contribution to conservancy by Hebron partners

Tradeswomen want in on offshore

November 29, 2011 - 9 h 39

 

Diversity within the Hebron project workforce will be a leading topic for presentations at the Hebron Public Review Commission meeting in St. John's today.

Presentations are to...

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Tradeswomen want in on offshore

Captain wants to see oil tanker standards

November 29, 2011 - 7 h 56

The tankers hauling oil to and from the oilfields offshore Newfoundland and Labrador was one of the topics touched on during the Hebron Public Review Commission session in St. John’s Monday.

It...

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Captain wants to see oil tanker standards