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Oilsands giants lobbied to weaken emissions cap

Oilsands giants lobbied to weaken emissions cap

Through the Pathways Alliance, an organization of some of Canada’s largest oil producers, high-level bureaucrats were asked for long lead times and a ‘flexible, non-regulatory approach’ to usher in a limit on the sector’s air pollution. Carl Meyer writes for The Narwhal.

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Oilsands giants lobbied to weaken emissions cap

Oilsands giants lobbied to weaken emissions cap

Through the Pathways Alliance, an organization of some of Canada’s largest oil producers, high-level bureaucrats were asked for long lead times and a ‘flexible, non-regulatory approach’ to usher in a limit on the sector’s air pollution.

Kearl Alberta oilsands spill

‘When is enough enough?’ Downstream from the Kearl oilsands spill, residents grapple with what comes next

An Imperial Oil tailings pond leak — kept quiet for months — has renewed debate about the complicated and complex reality of life in northern Alberta.

Teck Resources Montana coal pollution
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$1.2B in, Teck has barely tackled pollution problems

The mining giant’s water treatment facilities have been plagued by delays and unexpected water quality issues.

oilsands tailings ponds issues

Guilbeault calls for stronger links with Alberta on oilsands tailings ponds issues

Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault is emphasizing his call for stronger links between Ottawa and Alberta when it comes to environmental protection in the oilsands.
Alberta's leaky tailings ponds

Aliénor Rougeot, Melody Lepine: Canada must address Alberta's leaky tailings ponds

The tailings ponds in Alberta are growing — and leaking. The feds need to ask Indigenous nations before allowing oilsands companies to release them into rivers
Alberta will pay oil companies for cleanup
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Alberta will pay oil companies for cleanup. We’ve got the details

The proposed pilot oil and gas cleanup incentive program — first pitched to the government by Alberta Premier Danielle Smith when she was an industry lobbyist — has led to a barrage of criticism from banks and economists
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