|(Tourism Minister Trevor Holder)|
A local member of the Alward cabinet is standing firm in his support of potential shale gas development.
A recent report by a group of scientists is urging all levels of government to refrain from quick approval of shale gas development proposals - the scientists say there isn't enough information about the impact on health and the environment.
Tourism Minister Trevor Holder tells CHSJ News as a former Environment Minister he is confident we have some of the toughest environmental regulations in North America.
Holder does admit he hasn't had an opportunity to read the report.