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Albertans invited to climate change open houses

Aug 28, 2015 Alberta’s Climate Change Advisory Panel is hosting two open houses to gather input from Albertans on how they can contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Panel members and technical experts will be on hand to talk to Albertans about climate change, and exchange perspectives about acting on this important issue. Calgary open […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015439 Views

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AER issues Suspension Order to Nexen

Calgary, Alberta (Aug 28, 2015)… The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has issued a Suspension Order to Nexen Energy ULC, due to noncompliant activities at Long Lake oilsands operations pertaining to pipeline maintenance and monitoring. The order, issued under Section 29 of the Pipeline Act, directs the company to: Immediately suspend 15 pipeline licences, which requires […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015382 Views

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2015 Alberta Climate Summit

The pathway to stability and Alberta’s low-carbon future Aug. 25, 2015 As Alberta undertakes consultations for a renewed climate change strategy, the Pembina Institute is convening the 2015 Alberta Climate Summit on September 9, 2015 to showcase the latest thinking on climate policy from a variety of stakeholders. Find out more about the 2015 Alberta […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2015391 Views

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Salman Rushdie, Tanya Tagaq, and Hofesh Shechter Company to headline fall events

The Banff Centre is proud to unveil its fall events lineup featuring the very best in contemporary dance, music, literary, and visual arts over 100 events, many of which are free and pay what you can. Included in the eclectic mix is literary legend Salman Rushdie; An Evening with Rita Coolidge; the 40th anniversary of […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2015397 Views

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WBEA’s new Conklin Lookout air monitoring station, a monitoring partnership with AEMERA and EC, begins operation

Aug 18, 2015 Fort McMurray, Alberta – The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) has begun streaming continuous air quality data from a new air monitoring station, Conklin Lookout. This new monitoring station is the result of a partnership between WBEA, the Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency (AEMERA) and Environment Canada (EC). The Conklin […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2015480 Views

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Updated Alberta Table of Formations Available

Calgary, Alberta (Aug 18, 2015)… Today, the Alberta Geological Survey (AGS), a branch of the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), released the 2015 Alberta Table of Formations. This is an important reference tool for resource industries, academia, government, and the public to identify and name geological rock formations in Alberta. “The 2015 Alberta Table of Formations […]

by ahnationtalk on August 19, 2015392 Views

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Minister Announces Next Steps in Addressing Oil Seepage at Shoal Point

August 18, 2015 Taking Environmental Responsibility The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation, today released Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure’s (Amec’s) preliminary findings regarding the assessment of the oil seepage at Shoal Point on the Port au Point peninsula and announced the Provincial Government’s next steps. “I have always been quite clear […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 2015479 Views

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Statement – Alberta’s climate target should be set by science

14 August 2015 (Edmonton) – Following Alberta’s government announcement on the climate change panel and its review of policy, Greenpeace Energy campaigner Mike Hudema said: “We are concerned by today’s announcement. Alberta’s climate target should be set by science. The scientific consensus on the necessary reductions to keep warming below two degrees Celsius should be […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2015319 Views

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Climate change panel and consultation plan signal a shift in Alberta

Panel’s expertise and broad consultation will help inform Alberta’s efforts to take meaningful climate action CALGARY — Ed Whittingham, executive director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to today’s announcement detailing members of the province’s climate change advisory panel and its consultation approach: “The provincial government and panel chair, Andrew Leach, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2015525 Views

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Restrictions to Temporary Diversion Licences

Aug 14, 2015 Due to dry weather and low flow conditions in rivers across Alberta, the AER has taken steps to restrict water withdrawals under current temporary diversion licences (TDLs). The AER is also encouraging oil and gas operators to voluntarily reduce their consumption in areas with no mandatory restrictions but with streamflows lower than […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2015505 Views

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