Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 17, 2014. Alberta’s toxic tailings ponds have become an emblem of what critics view as the energy industry’s disregard for the environment.
© TODD KOROL / REUTERS/REUTERS
CARRIE TAIT
JEFF LEWISENVIRONMENT REPORTER
CALGARY
PUBLISHED DECEMBER 10, 2014
UPDATED 2018

Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

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Oil sands tailings ponds (Canada) – Wikipedia

Sept 2017

Showdown looming for Alberta’s oilsands over cleanup of tailings ponds: report

A tailings pond near the Syncrude tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Sept. 17, 2014. Alberta’s oilsands could be heading for another showdown over tailings ponds after an independent assessment found that the cleanup plans of six major operators don’t meet new rules.
© TODD KOROL / REUTERS
BOB WEBER
EDMONTON
THE CANADIAN PRESS
PUBLISHED MARCH 30, 2017

June 2019

Toxic tailings do not belong in the Athabasca River

DAVID SCHINDLER AND MAUDE BARLOW
CONTRIBUTED TO THE GLOBE AND MAIL
PUBLISHED JUNE 4, 2019

May 14 2020

Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands during pandemic

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