US mining firm sues Canadian province over fracking rights

BusinessGreen: A US mining company is suing the Government of Quebec for violating free trade rules, after the Canadian province stopped it from fracking in its territory. Lone Pine Resources of Delaware filed a claim to an international arbitrator last month after the Government of Quebec passed a bill revoking all fracking permits in its territory. The mining firm, which wants $250m in compensation, had spent millions of dollars in the five years leading up to the passing of the legislation to obtain mining......

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