December 2010

"Shale gas water easier to treat than sewage": technical director of Trois-Rivières water plant


In this recent interview with Le Nouvelliste, Steve Hamel, technical director of the Trois-Rivières municipal water plant, says that the fracking water is much easier to treat than municipal sewage water and contains less chemicals than regular sewage water. The solid waste on the bottom of the waste treatment lagoons...

Shale gas development has the support of Trois-Rivières mayor Yves Levesque


As Mayor of Trois-Rivières, Yves Levesque doesn’t mince words when he says that he supports shale gas development in his municipality. In a recent interview with Le Nouvelliste, Mayor Levesque says that he sees shale gas as an economic boon for the city, imagining what his council could do for...