The government of Saskatchewan says it has launched a constitutional reference case in the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to challenge the federal government’s ability to impose a carbon tax on the province.
April 26, 2018, 6 AM MDT
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the environmental assessment of the proposed Newfoundland Orphan Basin Exploration Drilling Project, located 350 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, in the Atlantic Ocean.
April 26, 2018, 10:21 AM MDT
The Alberta government will provide more than $2.3 billion in assistance to the energy sector, including a five-year holiday on carbon levy costs, as it introduces regulations to reduce methane gas emissions.
April 25, 2018, 6:20 AM MDT
Draft methane reduction regulations released Tuesday achieve a balance in terms of providing flexibility for companies in determining how they go about achieving the required reductions, says a senior regulator.
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While environmental groups on Canada’s West Coast are jeopardizing the go ahead for a pipeline seen to be in the national interest by many, the creation of a new agency in Mexico which may fast track energy development is being pushed through without consultation beforehand with green groups.
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There is no significant evidence that a spill of diluted bitumen (dilbit) off of Canada’s West Coast would pose any more of a potential environmental threat than a spill of light crude or refined products, according to a senior official with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
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More Canadians would prefer politicians and other stakeholders approach issues of energy and the environment, the economy and climate change mitigation, so as to blend priorities, and not polarize towards one side or the other in some sort of “zero-sum game,” suggests the chairman of Abacus Data.
April 13, 2018, 10:02 AM MDT
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The University of Calgary is calling on energy-sector professionals to participate in an ongoing induced seismicity survey that will help guide research regarding manmade earthquakes.
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April 9, 2018, 3:17 AM MDT
A Calgary-based cleantech company, Carbon Upcycling Technologies (CUT), is one of the 10 finalists in NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE competition and has been awarded US$500,000 for its efforts.
April 9, 2018, 10:46 AM MDT
Kinder Morgan Canada Limited today announced that it is suspending all non-essential activities and related spending on the Trans Mountain expansion project.
April 6, 2018, 4:11 PM MDT
The BC Oil and Gas Commission designated 175 unsold Terra Energy Corp. wells, facilities and pipelines as orphan sites at the end of fiscal year 2016-17, bringing total orphan wells in the province to 220.
April 6, 2018, 9:29 AM MDT
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Think of B.C.’s climate change reduction targets like a bathtub full of water that must have 40 per cent drained by 2030, and 80 per cent by 2050.
April 4, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission is calling on proponents to better communicate the realities of carbon pricing to help all Canadians understand the basics of why carbon pricing works. Simply put: Governments and policy analysts in the country have not always done an adequate job explaining carbon pricing to Canadians.
April 4, 2018, 11:30 AM MDT
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