“The Government of Canada’s decision to approve a new billion barrel mega oil project is a slap in the face to the climate scientists, communities across Canada and the world impacted by the climate crisis. The planet is on fire and the science is crystal clear. Approving Bay du Nord is another leap towards an unlivable future. The decision is tantamount to denying that climate change is real and threatens our very existence.” Said Julia Levin Senior Climate and Energy Program Manager at Environmental Defence

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ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE (environmentaldefence.ca): Environmental Defence is a leading Canadian environmental advocacy organization that works with government, industry and individuals to defend clean water, a safe climate and healthy communities.

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Barbara Hayes, Environmental Defence, bhayes@environmentaldefence.ca

Alex Ross, Environmental Defence,  aross@environmentaldefence.ca