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I have come to the conclusion that this decision is too important to leave in the hands of short-sighted federal, provincial and municipal politicians. Nor do I want to leave it to the oil industry or other lobbyist or environmental groups to decide. I want the ultimate decision to be made by the people of Canada, all the people, every single one.
"I want a clear answer on why they're rushing ahead."
It shut down the pipeline as soon as the leak was detected but automatic detection systems didn't work properly.
CALGARY - A pipeline at Nexen's Long Lake oilsands project in northeastern Alberta has leaked, spilling about 1.3 million gallons (five million litres) of a mixture of bitumen, water and sand.The comp...
The affected area is about 16,000 square metres, mostly along the pipeline's route.
A new political reality surfaced Wednesday in which Ottawa is aggressively marketing an Alberta pipeline project that the new provincial government says it won't promote and doesn't even want.
CALGARY - The recent shift to the left in Alberta politics could end up being more of a help than a hindrance when it comes to breaking the pipeline logjam, according to some observers.Past premiers u...
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WASHINGTON - One of the best-known anti-pipeline activists in the United States was busy refreshing her computer screen Tuesday night, enthusiastically seeking updates on a provincial election in Cana...
CALGARY - The National Energy Board has launched an interactive map on its website that tracks spills and other pipeline incidents.Users can filter the information by location, the company involved an...
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CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. said Monday that it's working with the Alberta Energy Regulator to find out what caused 60,000 litres of crude to spill from a pipeline in Northern Alberta.Th...
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RED EARTH CREEK, Alta. - The Alberta Energy Regulator says close to 60,000 litres of crude oil have spilled into muskeg in the province's north.An incident report by the regulator states that a mechan...
Sending oilsands bitumen north through N.W.T. to a port in the Arctic is feasible, according to a study commissioned last year by Alberta. Dubbed the Arctic Gateway Pipeline, the proposed link would...
While the Alberta Energy Regulator has made regulatory orders in some cases, no charges have been laid related to any of the oil spills that made headlines last summer. And for the most part, the public remains in the dark about how those spills have affected their communities and the environment. As the AER enters its second year, it has a golden opportunity to live up to its big promises.
CALGARY - The National Energy Board is recommending the federal government approve an Enbridge Inc. pipeline that connects two key Alberta oil hubs.The 182-kilometre line would connect Edmonton to Har...