Alberta Environment

Trump Can't Stop Alberta Plan To Combat Climate Change: Minister

The Canadian Press | Bob Weber | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Alberta

Everyone should take a deep breath.

Shutting Down Oilsands Monitoring Agency Is A Mistake: Scientists

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

Scientists say the initial report was full of errors.

Alberta Shuts Down 'Dysfunctional' Environmental Monitoring Agency

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2016 | Canada Alberta

It also costs more than it should.

Alberta Oilsands Monitoring Needs Clearer Goals: Review

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

The program was set up in 2012 after intense criticism of how the Alberta government was doing the job.

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 11.12.2016 | 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 11.03.2016 | 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 09.30.2016 | 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 09.23.2016 | 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 09.21.2016 | 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 06.02.2016 | 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...