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Notice of Application – Mine Abandonment for Select Parcel of Lands Within Mine No. 1788

Notice of Application CCA Application No. 1927912 EPEA Application No. RC00459362 Capital Power GP Holdings Inc. Reclamation Certification for Select Parcel of Lands Within Mine No. 1788 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Coal Conservation Act (CCA) Application No. 1927912 and Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (EPEA) Application No. RC00459362 from Westmoreland Mining Holdings […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 202014 Views

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Grassy Mountain Coal Project – Public Comments Invited

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada March 19, 2020 – The Joint Review Panel for the Grassy Mountain Coal Project announces today the start of a comment period on the Eleventh Addendum to the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) submitted by Benga Mining Limited as part of the environmental assessment of the project. Indigenous groups, government […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 202020 Views

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Advocacy groups, First Nations to weigh in on Alberta environmental review case – CanadianManufacturing.com

Alberta’s United Conservative government has argued no new pipelines would be built CALGARY – Alberta’s top court is allowing a dozen submissions to be heard from advocacy groups and First Nations in the province’s constitutional challenge to Ottawa’s revamped environmental assessment rules Alberta’s United Conservative government has argued no new pipelines would be built under […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 202033 Views

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Suncor Base Mine Extension Project — Public Comments Invited

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada March 2, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) has accepted an initial project description for the proposed Suncor Base Mine Extension Project, located approximately three kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo. The Agency […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202039 Views

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Optimizing Alberta parks

Government is making changes to the province’s parks model in order to find efficiencies and create partnership opportunities for Albertans and non-profits. Changes to the Alberta Parks system will allow government to focus its energy on renowned signature destinations and examine opportunities for other groups to operate smaller parks and day-use areas. “Albertans have expressed […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202042 Views

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Government of AB: Ensuring fairness with environmental appeals

Three new members and two reappointed members will use their expertise and knowledge to ensure continued impartiality and fairness when it comes to decisions under the Environmental Appeals Board. This separate and independent board provides Albertans, conservation groups and industry the opportunity to appeal certain decisions made by Environment and Parks under the Environmental Protection […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202054 Views

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Government of Canada will defend federal climate action in the Supreme Court

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada February 24, 2020 – Edmonton, Alberta Today, on the day the Court of Appeal of Alberta ruled on the constitutionality of Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson issued the following statement: “The Government looks forward to the Supreme […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202061 Views

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Suncor Meadow Creek West project receives approval

Government has approved Suncor Energy’s Meadow Creek West project, enabling it to move forward in the the best interest of Albertans. The government’s approval allows Suncor to proceed to the next stage of development, including making a final investment decision and applying for other environmental licences and local area development permits. “Enabling projects like Meadow […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202077 Views

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EINP restores bison back to Woodland Cree First Nation – Sherwood Park News

February 18, 2020 It’s been 100 years in the making, but woods bison will soon return to Woodland Cree First Nation. During their visit to the Elk Island National Park (EINP) on Tuesday, Feb. 11, members from the First Nation were eager to see what animals will be coming home with them in March. That […]

by ahnationtalk on February 18, 202080 Views

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Stoney Nakoda requests to appeal Fortress water application – St. Albert Today

“It is important to be recognized in our own backyard.” KANANASKIS – The Stoney Nakoda Nation is requesting an appeal on the water licence that allows the removal of 50 million litres of water from Fortress Mountain in Kananaskis Country. The province’s Environmental Appeals Board is currently reviewing the application. “It is important to be […]

by ahnationtalk on February 14, 202043 Views

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