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Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands during pandemic

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor oil sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alta., September 17, 2014. Todd Korol/Reuters Carol Scott The Canadian Press Published May 14, 2020 The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of … Continue reading

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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. © … Continue reading

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Alberta asking Feds for more funds to deal with orphaned well cleanup

Old, unproductive oil and gas wells could cost up to $70B to clean up, says new report ‘The mess continues to grow,’ says landowner stuck with abandoned well Kyle Bakx – CBC News — Hustle in the oil patch: Inside … Continue reading

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Rapid Climate change discussion needs to get back to unbiased science and facts

The global news article below is better than most but is still somewhat biased and makes several assumptions. Sadly both sides of the rapid climate change and many other current and important discussions use exaggeration, propaganda and rely on false … Continue reading

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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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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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