New rules will be backed up by possible financial penalties.
Alberta’s new premier has promised a slimmed down cabinet of about 20 ministers.
Enforcement order requires a written delineation plan to the government for approval.
Oil sands giant faces 11 environmental charges that each carry a possible penalty of $500,000.
The proposed Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency still has no leaders, scientific advisers or permanent funding mechanism.
Oilsands Environmental Coalition asks regulatory panel to examine proposed Shell Jackpine expandsion project.