TransCanada subsidiary must stop drilling under Athabasca River: NEB
Potentially toxic substance released after leak at Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. site.
Oil sands water plans don’t account for low flows: study
U of Regina researcher says current government-set levels were set using data from the last 50 or so years.
AER restricts river water use by oil sector
Alberta Energy Regulator cites dry weather and low flow conditions.
Albertans tell province to do more to protect water
Government offers a 20-point conservation action plan, but most measures won’t kick in until 2016.
China’s Sinopec fined $150K over Alberta pipeline spill
2012 spill caused by contractor’s attempts to restart compressors at two wells.
Critics call Alberta’s plan for Athabasca River ‘pathetic’
Water demand to increase 500% by 2020; officials say they used the best available science.
Ottawa won’t investigate Suncor spill despite toxin findings
Undiluted samples from the spill killed rainbow trout exposed to it.
Suncor pipe discharge toxic to fish, tests say
Metals including selenium, boron and arsenic found at twice the recommended levels.