Council rescinds coal exploration

WESTVILLE — Town council has taken coal exploration off its agenda. Council unanimously passed a motion at its regular meeting last week to rescind its original approval for exploratory drilling on land bordered by an area that includes Cowan Street and a railway. Coun. Lynn MacDonald introduced the motion in what she said was a response...

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Westville Council rescinds coal exploration

WESTVILLE – Town council has taken coal exploration off its agenda. Council unanimously passed a motion at its regular meeting on Monday to rescind its original approval for exploratory drilling on land bordered by an area that includes Cowan Street and a railway. Coun. Lynn MacDonald introduced the motion in what she said was a...

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More concerns raised about coal mine issue

WESTVILLE — More information regarding coal mining was shared on May 27 with those attending the monthly town council meeting. Cowan Street resident Clarrie MacKinnon, a member of the concerned citizens committee that opposes open pit coal mining, shared a three-page report outlining the concerns the committee and others have regarding Pioneer Coal’s desire to...

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