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Alberta Energy Regulator keeps suspension of environmental regulations despite opposition – CBC

The Alberta Energy Regulator says the suspensions will last until the public health order is lifted Jun 17, 2020 Temporary restrictions on environmental monitoring of oilsands projects during the COVID-19 pandemic will remain in place, says the Alberta Energy Regulator. This comes despite public pressure from Indigenous groups and environmentalists on both sides of the N.W.T. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 202082 Views

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First Nations appeal Alberta Energy Regulator decision to suspend monitoring requirements – CBC

Athabasca Chipewyan, Fort McKay and Mikisew Cree First Nations say they were not consulted Jun 08, 2020 First Nations in northern Alberta have filed an appeal against the Alberta Energy Regulator after it issued sweeping decisions last month to suspend a number of environmental monitoring requirements across the oil and gas industry. The Athabasca Chipewyan, Fort […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202093 Views

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The CER’s Adjudicative Processes during COVID-19

Update – 12 May 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge for all of those with whom we work closely. The Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (Commission) has an obligation to adjudicate applications in a fair, transparent, accessible and timely manner. During the pandemic, the Commission will explore flexible ways to continue its work […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 2020159 Views

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CER – Expression of Interest: Indigenous Advisory Committee

May 07, 2020 For the first time ever, Canada’s national energy regulator will have an Indigenous Advisory Committee, representing First Nations, Inuit and Metis interests. The CER invites Expressions of Interest from interested parties across the country as it seeks to form a council that reflects Canada’s diversity of Indigenous communities, languages, genders, geographies, and skills […]

by ahnationtalk on May 7, 202091 Views

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No imminent risk’ that Athabasca River floods will reach oilsands tailings ponds, regulator says – National Observer

April 30th 2020 Rising floodwaters along northern Alberta’s Athabasca River are not in danger of breaching the massive ponds holding toxic waste from the oilsands, the province’s energy regulator said Wednesday. Several rivers in the region are flooding this week as chunks of spring ice melt and block waterways, a phenomenon known as an ice […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202066 Views

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Latest Updates on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project

April 24, 2020 – CER’s regulatory oversight of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project during the COVID-19 pandemic At the CER, we work with all of our regulated companies, including Trans Mountain, to ensure they are keeping people safe through the use of enhanced and additional health and safety practices at all times. During the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 202071 Views

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Moving forward on Trans Mountain Expansion Project detailed route hearings

April 21, 2020 – Calgary, AB – Canada Energy Regulator Oral hearing portions replaced in light of COVID-19 pandemic Today, the Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) announced several procedural changes to the remaining detailed route hearings for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and advice from federal and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 202068 Views

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Alberta Energy Regulator board appointments

Naming seven accomplished industry experts to the Alberta Energy Regulator board of directors will stabilize its governance and leadership. These appointments will strengthen the regulator’s governance structure through their diverse skill sets and wide-ranging energy experience. The board of directors will focus on increasing stability within the AER, helping the energy industry operate during the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 2, 202090 Views

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AER announces new President and CEO

March 26, 2020 The AER is pleased to announce that after a thorough and exhaustive competition, Laurie Pushor has been named President and CEO, effective April 15, 2020. Mr. Pushor has an in-depth understanding of – and appreciation for – the critical work of the energy regulator. As deputy minister of the Saskatchewan Ministry of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 202076 Views

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Canada Energy Regulator releases pre-construction audit of TC Energy’s Keystone Pipeline GP Ltd. and corrective and preventative action plan

The audit evaluated Keystone’s established processes for managing construction-related safety, emergency, environmental and integrity programs for construction activities. March 17, 2020 The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) today released its pre-construction audit of TC Energy’s (formerly TransCanada) Keystone Pipeline GP Ltd (Keystone) project. The audit evaluated Keystone’s preparedness to manage construction of its Keystone Project in a […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202093 Views

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