When it comes to the environmental benefits of using domestic crude in central and eastern Canadian refineries, a new report might suggest this country has a decision to make: Does it choose a path that reduces global emissions but increases domestic ones, or does it only worry about meeting Canada’s quota on greenhouse gases?
January 25, 2018, 6 AM MST
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Following a guilty plea on May 31, 2017, Painted Pony Energy Ltd. was sentenced in the Provincial Court of British Columbia, on Dec. 22, 2017, for depositing a substance harmful to migratory birds, in an area frequented by migratory birds.
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This year will bring important milestones for Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan (CLP), including regulations that fulfill the government’s promise to limit emissions from the oilsands at 100 megatonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent, according to a newly-released CLP progress report for 2016-17.
January 19, 2018, 6 AM MST
Canadians are invited to comment on draft legislative proposals the federal government released this week for the proposed federal carbon pricing system, as well as for a regulatory framework describing a proposed federal approach to carbon pricing large industrial facilities.
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What had been called Canada’s “market access” crisis for its hydrocarbons has been substantially redressed via the Trudeau government’s explicit approval of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain and Enbridge Line 3 expansion projects, and its public support for a revived Keystone XL project, albeit catalyzed by Donald Trump’s election to the U.S. presidency.
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Syncrude Canada Ltd. has applied to the Alberta Energy Regulator for approval to construct, operate and reclaim the NE5 reclamation material stockpile (RMS) at its Aurora North oilsands mine site about 80 kilometres north of Fort McMurray.
January 5, 2018, 11:48 AM MST
Geoscience BC released new data and maps of groundwater resources in the Peace region of northeast British Columbia, an area of active oil and gas development.
December 21, 2017, 10:10 AM MST
An Alberta government draft plan to help the recovery of woodland caribou populations across the province includes commitments to stringent requirements for new oil and gas approvals and seismic exploration programs as well as working with industry to reschedule development.
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Early in 2016, Canada signed on to the Paris climate agreement,1 joining 129 other countries2 in taking actions to limit climate change to 1.5-2 C. To that end, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau adopted the previous Conservative government’s greenhouse gas reduction targets. The goal is to reduce Canadian greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent from 2005 levels by 2030. Subsequently, several Canadian provinces and the federal government announced strong actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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A new carbon pricing regime the Alberta government unveiled last week will cost large emitters — primarily oilsands producers — about $3 billion over the next 10 years, estimates the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
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The Alberta government on Wednesday released its new greenhouse gas reduction framework for large industrial emitters, though not all the details were immediately available.
December 7, 2017, 11:53 AM MST