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Stage set for shale gas showdown –

SWN Resources to resume exploration this week while aboriginal leaders vow to continue protests

Nov 04, 2013

It could be another contentious week in New Brunswick on the issue of shale gas development.

Premier David Alward has confirmed that SWN Canada is planning to resume exploration for shale gas in Kent County in the coming days and weeks.

And that has prompted warnings from aboriginal activists that there will be more protests in an attempt to stop the company.

RCMP moved in Oct. 17 to end a road blockage on Route 134, near ElsipogtogFirst Nation.

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