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Charges laid regarding October 2013 Obed Mountain Coal Mine spill

Calgary, Alberta (Oct 16, 2015)… Charges have been laid against Coal Valley Resources Inc. (CVRI) and Sherritt International Corporation operating as Sherritt Coal relating to a spill from a wastewater containment pond that occurred in October 2013. Six charges have been laid following the spill from a wastewater containment pond at the Obed Mountain Coal […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015188 Views

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Application 1841092 Notice of Application – Athabasca Oil Sands Area

Notice of Application Application No. 1841092 Suncor Energy Inc. Athabasca Oil Sands Area The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received Application No. 1841092. This application is being submitted as part of an AER pilot allowing applicants to apply for multiple activities under a single application. Description of the Application Suncor Energy Inc. (Suncor) has applied […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2015305 Views

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Province Releases 10-year Boreal Woodland Caribou Recovery Strategy

October 15, 2015 The Manitoba government has developed a 10-year Boreal Woodland Caribou Recovery Strategy to create an environment where these herds can thrive within the province’s boreal forest, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff announced today. “This comprehensive strategy will help government make decisions that balance the demand for boreal forest resource use […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2015197 Views

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Bulletin 2015-32: Request for Feedback: Draft Directive on Reservoir Containment Requirements in the Shallow Thermal Area of the Athabasca Oil Sands Area

Request for Feedback: Draft Directive on Reservoir Containment Requirements in the Shallow Thermal Area of the Athabasca Oil Sands Area Oct 13, 2015 In Bulletin 2014-03: Regulatory Approach for Shallow Thermal In Situ Oil Sands Applications in the Wabiskaw-McMurray Deposit of the Athabasca Oil Sands Area, we announced that we were conducting a technical review […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 2015233 Views

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Bulletin 2015-31: Invitation for Feedback: Draft Requirements for Hydrocarbon Emission Controls and Gas Conservation in the Peace River Area

Invitation for Feedback: Draft Requirements for Hydrocarbon Emission Controls and Gas Conservation in the Peace River Area Oct 08, 2015 The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is seeking public feedback on its draft directive on requirements for addressing odours and emissions from heavy oil and bitumen operations in the Peace River area of Alberta (defined in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 8, 2015272 Views

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National Energy Board to hear oral Aboriginal traditional evidence for Energy East Project

October 1, 2015 The National Energy Board (NEB) will hear oral traditional evidence from Aboriginal intervenors for the Energy East Project between November 9 and December 15, 2015. The NEB recognizes that Aboriginal peoples have an oral tradition for sharing stories, lessons, and knowledge from generation to generation. This information cannot always be shared adequately […]

by ahnationtalk on October 2, 2015232 Views

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Media Advisory – Greenpeace recommendations to climate panel: Time for Alberta to go 100% renewable

30 September 2015 – Edmonton – Today Greenpeace Canada submitted its recommendations to the Alberta Government’s Panel on Climate Change. It is the last day for public submissions to the panel, which will be introducing new climate targets and policy in time for international negotiations in Paris in December. The key components of Greenpeace’s recommendation […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 2015208 Views

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Odour issues in Alberta

Sept. 22, 2015 There has been a recent surge of odour and air quality concerns in northern Alberta associated with the expansion of oilsands development. The specific cause of these odours varies in different regions, but the concern from the public is the same: the odours reduce residents’ quality of life, and in some cases […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2015231 Views

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The AER Responding to a Natural Gas Well Blowout near Fox Creek

Calgary, AB (Sep 21, 2015)… The Alberta Energy Regulator is responding to a natural gas well blowout approximately 18 km west of Fox Creek. On September 21, 2015, Encana notified the AER of a natural gas well blowout flowing natural gas and condensate. The well is licenced for hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and portable air monitoring […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 2015226 Views

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FireSmart strengthens wildfire protection

Alberta communities have access to $800,000 in funding this fiscal year for wildfire protection projects through the FireSmart Community Grant Program. “This year’s busy wildfire season was a strong reminder of the importance of proactive emergency planning and risk reduction strategies. The FireSmart program provides Albertans with resources to help reduce the threat of wildfires […]

by ahnationtalk on September 18, 2015258 Views

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