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Large Alberta oilsands mine in public interest despite ‘significant adverse’ effects: panel

ENVIRONMENT July 25, 2019 By Lauren Krugel The Canadian Press An oil worker holds raw sand bitumen near Fort McMurray, on July 9, 2008. An oil worker holds raw sand bitumen near Fort McMurray, on July 9, 2008. THE CANADIAN … Continue reading

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Innovation Energy: The hot new fuel that could bring jobs and growth back to Canada’s oilpatch – Financial Post

Like oil and gas, drills are used to bring the hot water and brine of aquifers in the earth’s crust to the surface. Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre BY GEOFFREY MORGAN ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: JUL 24, 2019 https://business.financialpost.com/commodities/energy/innovation-energy-the-hot-new-fuel-that-could-bring-jobs-and-growth-back-to-canadas-oilpatch

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Police in China are wearing high-tech sunglasses to match faces in the crowd to criminal suspects | National Post

AFP/Getty Images The Telegraph Neil Connor February 8, 2018 11:20 AM EST Filed under: News World https://nationalpost.com/news/world/police-in-china-are-wearing-high-tech-sunglasses-to-match-faces-in-the-crowd-to-criminal-suspects

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Ford targets Tesla with its new electric-truck claim

Ford on Tuesday released a video of an all-electric F-150 prototype truck towing 1.25 million pounds of double-decker rail cars carrying 42 Ford pickups. Source: Ford Years away but Ford is not known to promote this far ahead so is … Continue reading

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The U.S. stuffed waste from nuclear bomb tests under a dome on a Pacific island. Now, the dome is cracking open – National Post

A still from an overhead video view of the dome, as shot by an ABC News Australia team.ABC News Australia BY WASHINGTON POST ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: MAY 21, 2019 https://nationalpost.com/news/world/the-u-s-stuffed-waste-from-nuclear-bomb-tests-under-a-dome-on-a-pacific-island-now-the-dome-is-cracking-open

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NEW FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL RULES WILL ALLOW ‘INEVITABLE’ RELEASE OF ‘TREATED’ WASTE WATER FROM TOXIC TAR SANDS TAILINGS

FULL STORY: GLOBE AND MAIL @GLOBEANDMAIL Ottawa, Alberta eye looser rules for releasing oil-sands wastewater JEFF LEWIS ENVIRONMENT REPORTER PUBLISHED MAY 20, 2019 UPDATED MAY 20, 2019 @JEFFALEWIS1 Wikipedia — Commentary If the toxic tailings are dried and water treated … Continue reading

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Nearly two-thirds of Canadians oppose provincial governments spending taxpayers’ dollars to battle federal carbon tax, poll says

Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to media in Bracebridge, Ont., on May 3, 2019. SHAWN MCCARTHY GLOBAL ENERGY REPORTER OTTAWA PUBLISHED MAY 13, 2019 UPDATED MAY 13, 2019 FRED THORNHILL/THE CANADIAN PRESS Nearly two-thirds of Canadians oppose provincial governments spending … Continue reading

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