Alberta reinstating environmental monitoring in industry, oilpatch on July 15

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 23, 2020 2:50 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta industries, including the oilpatch, will resume environmental monitoring and reporting in three weeks. The…

Alberta scientists criticize decision to suspend some environmental monitoring of oil industry

Shutting down a broad range of Alberta’s environmental monitoring over pandemic fears wasn’t necessary, says the head of a group responsible for such work. Most monitoring could have been done safely, says Jay White, president of the licence-granting Alberta Society…

Alberta health minister addresses AER decision to suspend monitoring during pandemic

June 16 2020 2:03pm Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro says the government has nothing to do with the AER’s decision to suspend environmental monitoring amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Letter asks federal government to force Alberta to reinstate oilpatch monitoring

A dozen conservation and Indigenous groups have written federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson asking him to force the Alberta government to reinstate environmental monitoring in the province’s oilpatch. “We feel the federal government does have something at risk here,” said…

Oil and gas spending estimates adjusted lower amid ongoing uncertainty

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 8, 2020 6:07 pm Updated June 8, 2020 6:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ New forecasts show dramatically lower expectations for 2020 capital…

First Nations, environmentalists ask for Alberta to restart oilpatch monitoring

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted June 4, 2020 5:43 pm Updated June 4, 2020 5:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Seven environmental and Indigenous groups are asking the Alberta…

Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 27, 2020 6:05 pm Updated May 27, 2020 6:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta is introducing legislation to allow the government to…

Notley says Kenney should reverse AER decision to suspend environmental monitoring of oil industry

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 22, 2020 5:43 pm Updated May 22, 2020 5:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s Opposition leader says Premier Jason Kenney should step…

‘You’ll have to ask the AER’: Kenny responds to regulator’s suspension of monitoring requirements

May 22 2020 2:37pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney responds to the suspension of monitoring requirements by the Alberta Energy Regulator. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Alberta government to change restrictions on foothills coal mining to ease development

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 21, 2020 5:24 pm Updated May 21, 2020 5:26 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government is changing coal policies to make…