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Alberta and Canada ignores the ticking time-bomb of orphaned oil and gas wells at its own peril

Eamon Mac Mahon, ASSOCIATED PRESS Syncrude upgrader facilities on the Athabasca river near Fort McMurray Alberta Dec 9 2019 – Globe and Mail, The Narwhal and Concerned Citizen — These are some of the major issues that make it hard … Continue reading

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Climate change science goes back decades ⁠— and so does rapid climate change skepticism, says historian

International director of the Norwegian Polar Institute Kim Holmen relaxes with a cup of tea as he travels past the Wahlenberg Glacier in Oscar II land at Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway, on Aug. 5, 2019. The northernmost town on the … Continue reading

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Political leaders misleading their parties and the public and they join up to do the same once in power

Shutterstock The CBC ran a version of the news story from The Georgia Straight about Andrew Scheer lying or misleading his party and the public but with less details. The Straight also covers some of the lies, misleading and conflicts … 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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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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