Alberta Oilsands Environment

Oilsands Monitoring Group Votes Not To Disband Despite Faltering Funding

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

In recent years industry has argued against funding the group, saying other initiatives like the Joint Oil Sands Monitoring program and the Canadian Oil Sands Innovation Alliance fulfill a similar role.

How Much Has The Oilsands' Environmental Record Improved?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Alberta

Progress is happening. But most acknowledge it's a slow and incremental process.

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...

Sunny Freeman

Government Memo Criticized Top Biologist For Oilsands Comments | Sunny Freeman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Alberta

One of Canada’s top biologists says he will not stop talking to the media after a government memo accused him of bias and speaking out of turn about...

Oilsands Health Horrors

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

WASHINGTON - American opponents of the Alberta oil industry shared horror stories Wednesday about its impact on human health as they promised to expan...

Surprising News About Alberta's Oilsands

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A report by an environmental monitoring agency has found the variety of plants and animals in the oilsands area is largely healthy.But the ...

Oilsands Cleanup Harder Than Thought

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's energy industry has found that cleaning up oilsands tailings is much harder than it thought.The province's energy regulator says ...

Government To Finally Make Oilsands Environmental Data Public

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - The federal and Alberta governments are finally ready to make research and data from their oilsands monitoring program public.Federal Environ...

'There's No Accountability'

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Environmentalists are trying to force the Alberta government to show it's followed through on previous recommendations to reduce the impact...