More than 100 people have joined an ongoing blockade of seismic vibrators on a dirt road in Stanley, a village 30 kilometres north of Fredericton. The blockade began on Tuesday morning, August 9th, when residents were informed of seismic vibrators passing through their community. Seismic vibrators are used in gathering data on shale gas reserves. A number of cars passed the trucks then blocked the road to prevent the passage of the seismic vibrators.
Tracy Glynn is a member of the board of the NB Media Co-op.