Category Archives: Oil and Gas

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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Illinois might start charging $1,000 per year to own an electric vehicle: ‘It’s outrageous’ – Chicago Tribune

Nicoletta Skarlatos, of Chicago, stands May 9, 2019, with the Tesla Model S that she purchased to avoid having to pay to keep a gas tank filled. Skarlatos and other owners of electric cars may be facing a $1,000 annual … Continue reading

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Oil Tankers, protesting, Irving and Canadian oil and gas

Canada Action Black outline denotes where ENGO’s are fighting to ban tankers. Red shapes are tankers. All the while the world is closing in on consuming 100 million barrels of oil a day. ENGO’s only want to land-lock Canadian oil. … Continue reading

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B.C. introduces law to require cars, trucks sold by 2040 be zero emission

(Toby Talbot/Associated Press) British Columbia Legislation aims to phase out gas-powered vehicles The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 10, 2019 4:08 PM PT | Last Updated: April 10 The legislation would apply to new vehicles for sale or lease. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-introduces-law-to-require-cars-trucks-sold-by-2040-be-zerContinue reading

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OPINION: Don’t be so sure a carbon tax will survive the Supreme Court

Special to Postmedia Network Published: April 5, 2018 Updated: April 5, 2018 https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/guest-column-dont-be-so-sure-a-carbon-tax-will-survive-the-supreme-court Commentary “The Carbon Tax came into effect April 1st, 2019 for Provinces without their own federaly approved carbon reduction scheme. This may be grinding its way through … Continue reading

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Trump’s drilling plans for the Arctic and Atlantic oceans declared ‘illegal’ | National Post

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Getty Images Washington Post Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post March 30, 2019 3:03 PM EDT Filed under: News World https://nationalpost.com/news/world/trumps-drilling-plans-for-the-arctic-and-atlantic-oceans-declared-illegal

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