Another name in the pile of applicants looking for intervenor status in the National Energy Board hearing into the Energy East pipeline.
New Brunswick Minister of Environment and Local Government Brian Kenny announcing in the provincial legislature that his department has applied to participate.
Provincial Green Party Leader David Coon says he would have been more pleased if Kenny had also said he was launching an environment impact assessment on the pipeline under our own regulations and law. Coon says New Brunswickers have a lot of concerns about spills on their land and leaks in their watercourses.
The City of Saint John, J.D. Irving and the Chamber among those in Southern New Brunswick who have also applied.