2 Mi’kmaq communities gearing for battle against natural gas project

Alton Gas Company plans to create underground caverns to store natural gas

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A controversial natural gas project has been approved by the provincial government in Nova Scotia.

The Alton Gas Company will create underground caverns to store natural gas.

While most of Nova Scotia’s chiefs are on board, two Mi’kmaq communities are gearing up for a fight.

APTN’s Trina Roache has this story.

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Trina Roache brings 18 years of journalistic experience to APTN Investigates. A member of the Glooscap First Nation in unceded Mi’kmaw territory, Trina has covered Indigenous issues from politics to land protection, treaty rights and more. In 2014, Trina won the Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ award for her series on Jordan’s Principle. She was nominated again in 2017 for a series on healthcare issues in the remote Labrador community of Black Tickle. Trina’s favorite placed is behind the camera, and is honoured when the people living the story, trust her to tell it.