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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Shale Gas Could Open Up New Industries, Says Mayor

With environmental groups, and concerned citizens expressing reservations over shale gas development Mayor Mel Norton tells CHSJ News he's hoping to allay some of those concerns.

Norton says in terms of research, most of the work has already been done, and he's hoping to move ahead with responsible shale gas development because it's the right thing to do for Saint John.

Norton says shale gas can lead to entirely new industries like the fertilizer plant---and also provide stable energy costs to existing businesses