Feature Interview: Environmental group encouraged by Arctic drilling report

AP Photo/Jiri Rezac/Greenpeace, HOCanada’s National Energy Board has released its final report on offshore drilling in Canada’s ecologically sensitive Arctic waters. The Pew Environment Group’s Oceans North Canada says it’s encouraged by the report’s proposals but would like to see more rigorous requirements for dealing with potential spills. Marc Montgomery, host of Radio Canada International’s The Link, discusses the report with Oceans North Canada policy director, Trevor Taylor.

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Marc Montgomery, Radio Canada International

With a passion for anything antique with an engine, and for Canadian and world history, Marc comes with a wealth of media experience. After DJ work at private radio in southern Ontario, and with experience in Canadian Forces radio and tv in Europe, the state broadcaster in Austria (Radio 3), and the CBC in Ottawa and Montreal, he was the host of the immensely popular CBC and RCI show, "The Link". He is now part of the new RCI online team producing stories from and about Canada from coast to coast.

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