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Alberta Removes Oilsands Environmental Monitoring Restrictions

By Jake Cardinal, Alberta Native News, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

(ANNews) – The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has lifted environmental monitoring restrictions for all oil and gas companies in the province. The lifted restrictions allow for Alberta oil and gas to suspend the monitoring of air, water, and wildlife around worksites.

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Tight Oil, Canada’s Pipeline Capacity & The Trans Mountain Pipeline’s Feasibility

By Roy L Hales

Last March I interviewed internationally recognized energy expert David Hughes at his home on Cortes Island. Publication of this story was delayed, in part, because of a six minute segment in which he discussed some of the issues raised in his newly published report Will the Trans Mountain Pipeline and Tidewater Access Boost Prices and Save Canada’s Oil Industry? However we touched upon a wide range of subjects, including Tight Oil, Canada’s Pipeline Capacity & the Trans Mountain Pipeline’s feasibility.

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BC’s Need To Confront Climate Change

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Jens Wieting of Sierra Club BC believes BC’s emissions are being seriously underreported. There are some bright spots in the province, like the city of Vancouver, but for the most part Canadian politicians are not dealing with the reality of Climate change.in the podcast below he talks about BC’s Need to confront Climate change.

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