first_imgThe Department of Environment is postponing a community update meeting on hydraulic fracturing wastewater tonight, Jan. 29, in Noel because of weather conditions. People are welcome to attend the update in Truro on Thursday, at 7 p.m., at the Best Western Glengarry. The Kennetcook meeting will be rescheduled. “I know residents in Kennetcook are anxious to get an update, ask questions and voice their concerns,” said Environment Minister Randy Delorey. “We will reschedule the meeting and I look forward to visiting the community in the near future.” The test results from Atlantic Industrial Services on treated hydraulic fracturing wastewater in Debert will be released Thursday at the meeting and then posted at read more

Two policemen were injured following an attack in Weligama today, the police media unit said.According to the police, the two policemen were injured when they had attempted to control a clash between two groups. The police said that a sergeant and a sub inspector were injured in the attack and were taken to hospital.According to the police, sharp objects had been used during the clash resulting in the injuries suffered by the two policemen. (Colombo Gazette)