Alberta Environment

First Nations To Have More Say With Alberta's New Climate Policy

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

"We're not saying no development. Do it in a responsible way.''

New Alberta Program Will Focus On Energy Efficiency

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Alberta

Phillips said in the coming weeks the province will announce details of a new agency.

Imperial Oil Is Still Unsure About Alberta's New Climate Plan

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

Among other things, the plan aims to cap oilsands emissions at 100 megatonnes annually.

Climate Plan Might Hurt Rural Albertans, Farmers, Warn Opponents

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said the government will work to ensure that the tax doesn't have "detrimental economic effects.''

Doctors Praise Alberta's Decision To Phase Out Coal

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

"By focusing on these plants, we can make a huge impact."

Alberta Seeks New Image With Bold Climate Change Plan

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

The report also suggests Alberta phase out its coal-fired power generation by 2030.

Alberta's Cutting It Close To The Wire With Climate Change Plan

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.20.2015 | Canada Alberta

"We're considering many of our options."

Transitioning Away From Coal Might Cost Alberta, Warns TransAlta

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

The electricity utility warns of "real risk to consumers."

'Canada Needs To Become A World Leader On Climate Change:' Notley

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Ignoring climate change is no way to develop the energy industry."

Alberta Family Asks For Compensation For Contaminated Farmland

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2015 | Canada Alberta

The Sakens were told that groundwater under their dairy farm was contaminated by a solvent used in the treatment of sour gas.

Alberta To Release Partial Climate Change Plan Before Summit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley says her government will do what it can.

Climate Change Progress Will Get Pipelines Built, Says Notley

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

A panel is working on such a strategy for Notley.

Charges Laid Against Apache Canada For 2013 Pipeline Spill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

Apache Canada Ltd. has been charged under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Public Lands Act and the Pipeline Act.

Oilsands Even Have A Bad Rep In Their Own Back Yard: Poll

CP | Bob Weber/The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

The oilsands might have some image-polishing to do.

Half Of Albertans Support A Carbon Tax

CP | Bob Weber/The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

Respondents were split on whether or not the province is headed in the right direction.

Notley May Stray From Mulcair's Proposed Cap-And-Trade Plan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley said that the system "may not be our best road forward."

Alberta Well Blowout Has Been Venting Toxic Gas Since Monday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Crews are now opening a second route to the site.

Premier Rachel Notley Says She And Clinton Share Views On Keystone XL

CBC | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley says Clinton's statement reaffirms that the project is a waste of time.

Giant Goldfish Invade Southern Alberta

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

They have no natural predators in Alberta.

Alberta On Track To Have Worst Air Quality In Canada: Minister

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

The Red Deer air zone is now required to develop a response to reduce levels.

Cool Weather Spells Some Relief For Alberta Firefighters

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Cool, wet weather is helping crews in Alberta get more of a grip on wildfires.Provincial officials say there are about three dozen fires bu...

Alberta Plans Energy Lease Sale On Huge Swath Of Caribou Habitat

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

Figures from 2010, the latest available, show that about half that caribou range was already disturbed.

Alberta's Climate Change Approach Model For North America: Harper

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the Alberta approach to pricing and controlling greenhouse gas emissions could serve as a model for all of...

Alberta Should Be An Environmental Leader: Premier

CBC | Posted 01.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

Alberta must become a world leader in environmental stewardship or risk being left behind, Premier Jim Prentice said Saturday in Banff. In a speech...

Oilsands Growth Outpacing Environmental Monitor: Official

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Oilsands growth is already putting pressure on Alberta's environmental monitoring agency to expand."The program was initially designed to l...