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Bringing Big Thinkers to the Table

Those with the biggest stake in oil sands tailings helped develop new…

The fluid tailings generated by oil sands mines are a big issue in Alberta—one that requires some big thinking to resolve. So when it comes to designing new rules to address tailings, what could be be… Read more

Back to the Drawing Board

Companies must assess the environmental impact of their proposed proje…

Benga Mining Ltd. wants to start a coal mining project in the Crowsnest Pass. The company, part of Riversdale Resources, is required to conduct an environmental impact assessment, or EIA, as part of i… Read more

It’s Not Safety Be Dammed

An AER program protects the environment from dam failures

When you’re tasked with protecting dams related to oil and gas development, the last thing you want to do is hold back, especially when you’re trying to hold everything back. So when the Auditor Gener… Read more

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