Natalie Ban, Environmental Studies, protection of ocean sites

(June 19, 2017) - Feds plan extra protection to critical Island ocean sites-Natalie Ban commented on the proposed expansion of the federal government’s marine conservation powers that could eliminate drilling permits in conservation areas such as Hecate Strait. "We would never stand for having oil and gas extraction in one of our terrestrial parks," says Ban, "so why do we allow it in the ocean?"  TC