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Tar Sands Healing Walk

Jul 5 2013 (All day) - Jul 6 2013 (All day)

The Healing Walk started in 2010 in Fort McMurray Alberta, which is located in the Northern Boreal Forest. Fort McMurray is in Treaty 8 where for the past 50 years there has been oil extraction. Initially the extraction was oil, it is now crude which is a much heavier form of oil and takes more energy and water to extract, making it one if the dirtiest oils on the planet. Read more »

Location

Crane Lake Park Fort McMurray, AB

Posted July 2, 2013 by AEN

Call for Comments: Proposed Ambient Air Quality Objective for Acrolein

Initiative: 
Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Acrolein
Deadline: 
2 Jul 2013 (All day)

Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) has posted the draft Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objective for Acrolein for public comment. The draft objective and the assessment report are available on the AESRD website. Read more »

Posted May 9, 2013 by AEN

Call for Comments: Proposed Ambient Air Quality Objectives for Arsenic

Initiative: 
Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objectives: Arsenic
Deadline: 
2 Jul 2013 (All day)

Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) has posted the draft Alberta Ambient Air Quality Objective for Arsenic for public comment. The draft objective and the assessment report are available on the AESRD website. Read more »

Posted May 9, 2013 by AEN

Progress update shows little change, two years after road map to responsible oilsands development released

With substantial progress on only two of 19 recommendations, faster implementation of oilsands environmental solutions needed to secure social license for future development

29 Apr 2013

Edmonton — Two years after the Pembina Institute outlined 19 steps toward responsible oilsands development in a report entitled Solving the Puzzle, and one year after Alison Redford won a majority government, very little progress has been made on the recommended policy improvements, according to an update released by the Institute today. Read more »

Posted April 29, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Electricity Framework Review Project Team, Clean Air Strategic Alliance

Initiative: 
Electricity Framework Review Project Team
Position: 
ENGO Members (4 delegates)
Application Deadline: 
22 Apr 2013 (All day)

On March 27, 2013 Clean Air Strategic Alliance Board approved the project charter for the 2013 Electricity Framework Review. Sectors have been asked to re-confirm past delegates and select new delegates (as needed) for a project team.

The project charter has been distributed with this delegate selection notice.

The goal of the Electricity Project Team from the project charter: Read more »

Posted April 19, 2013 by AEN

Invitation to comment on the Canada-U.S. Air Quality Agreement and 2012 Progress Report

Initiative: 
Canada-U.S. Air Quality Agreement and 2012 Progress Report
Deadline: 
27 Sep 2013 (All day)

From the International Joint Commission:

You are invited to comment on progress to reduce the impacts of transboundary air pollution under the Canada-United States Air Quality Agreement.   The 2012 Progress Report indicates that our two countries have met their commitments to reduce the pre-cursers of acid rain and ground-level ozone, and provides a summary of cooperative efforts under the Agreement over the past 20 years. The full 2012 Progress Report is available online. Read more »

Posted March 20, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Clean Air Strategic Alliance Board of Directors

Initiative: 
Board of Directors
Position: 
ENGO Alternate Director
Application Deadline: 
15 Feb 2013 - 17:00

The Clean Air Strategic Alliance (CASA) is a multi-stakeholder organization made up of representatives of industry, government, and environmental organizations which develops and recommends strategies to assess and improve air quality in Alberta. Detailed information on CASA is available on their website. Read more »

Posted February 7, 2013 by AEN

Call for Delegates: Capital Region Air Quality Management Framework Oversight Advisory Committee

Initiative: 
Oversight Advisory Committee for the Capital Region Air Quality Management Framework
Position: 
ENGO Delegate and Alternate
Application Deadline: 
15 Feb 2013 - 17:00

Since 2007, Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resource Development has worked collaboratively with stakeholders to develop cumulative effects management frameworks that address intensifying pressures of population growth and economic and industrial development. Read more »

Posted February 7, 2013 by AEN

Coalition calls on panel to reject Shell Jackpine oilsands mine expansion

29 Oct 2012

CALGARY — With public hearings into a proposed oilsands mine expansion set to begin today, a coalition of environmental groups is calling on the joint federal-provincial review panel to reject the project.

Shell’s proposal to expand its Jackpine oilsands mine would increase production at the existing facility by 100,000 barrels per day. The company’s environmental assessment shows that expanding the Jackpine oilsands mine along with other planned developments will harm fish and wildlife, damage wetlands and old growth forests, exceed legally binding air quality limits and cause acid rain. It will leave a legacy of toxic waste buried in lakes, damage two significant rivers, and produce greenhouse gas pollution that will put Canada’s and Alberta’s climate targets further out of reach. Read more »

Posted October 29, 2012 by AEN

Pembina reacts to federal climate change regulations for coal-fired power

Sep 5 2012 (All day)

TORONTO — P.J. Partington, technical and policy analyst at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the federal government’s finalized climate change regulations for the coal-fired power sector: Read more »

Posted September 6, 2012 by AEN

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