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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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Canadian Government proposing replacing the National Energy Board Regulator via Bill-C69 and appointing board members and high paid CEO

March 30 2019 – Various news sources plus commentary Here is an update on the status of Bill-C69, a collection of news articles, details of the appointments and some commentary. This bill passed in the house with Liberal majority and … Continue reading

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Elections fraud undermining democracy

Jeff Callaway in downtown Calgary, on March 11, 2015. CHRIS BOLIN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL Mar 20 2019 Three more donors to former Alberta UCP candidate Jeff Callaway identified for donating money that wasn’t theirs. I am glad to hear the … Continue reading

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Alberta Energy Regulator suspends fracking well linked to Red Deer earthquake

SYLVAN LAKE, ALTA THE CANADIAN PRESS PUBLISHED MARCH 5, 2019 UPDATED MARCH 6, 2019 4.6 Magnitude earthquake from fracking caused houses to shake and power blackout early Monday morning in several communities on AB. Should this be a wake up … Continue reading

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Bankrupt companies can’t avoid oil well cleanups, top court says

JEFF LEWIS ENVIRONMENT REPORTER PUBLISHED JANUARY 31, 2019 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/article-bankrupt-energy-companies-cant-abandon-old-wells-supreme-court-says/

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Canadian crude oil prices have increased and trading at the lowest discount in ten years

Jan 18 2019 — LinkedIn Canadian crude oil prices have increased and are trading at the lowest discount to American oil in ten years. Canada’s Oil Trades At Smallest Discount To WTI In A Decade – oilprice.com Last year, the … Continue reading

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Subsidies for fossil fuels and investing revenues

Eamon Mac Mahon, ASSOCIATED PRESS Syncrude upgrader facilities on the Athabasca river near Fort McMurray Alberta — Dec 18 2018 – Collection of articles and reports – Kevin Yaworski — Liberals announce $1.6B for Western Canada’s beleaguered energy sector It … Continue reading

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