A list of organizations in NB calling for a ban or moratorium on fracking

In addition to petitions bearing 20,000 signatures, and an alliance of approximately 30 local community groups opposing shale gas/oil development, the following is a list of organizations in NB calling for a ban or moratorium on fracking:

  1. New Brunswick College of Family Physicians with 700 members (April 2012)
  2. Canadian Union of Public Employees with 30,000 members (April 2012)
  3. Medical Doctors of the Moncton Hospital (June 2012)
  4. Medical Doctors at Georges Dumont Hospital, Moncton (Sept. 2012)
  5. NB National Farmers Union with 150 farms as members (March 2012)
  6. Maritime Conference of the United Church of Canada (March 2012)
  7. New Brunswick Nurses Union with 6900 members (Dec. 2011)
  8. Medical Staff at Sackville Memorial Hospital (May 2012)
  9. New Brunswick Lung Association
  10. The Federation of Rural New Brunswickers (FoR NB)
  11. Association francophone des municipalités du Nouveau-Brunswick with 51 members (Oct. 2011)
  12. As well, the following municipalities:
    1. Moncton
    2. Hillsborough
    3. Alma
    4. Sackville
    5. Memramcook
    6. Minto
    7. Stanley
    8. Bathurst
    9. Sussex Corner
    10. Quispamsis
    11. (plus the 51 Francophone municipalities of NB represented above)
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