Feds pledge to cut emissions to 30% below 2005 levels by 2030; critics say plan is weak.
Charges stem from a 2012 incident near Saskatoon involving a tractor trailer leak.
PM insists no new Canadian emissions rules for energy sector until US takes action.
Sector now accounts for almost 24,000 direct jobs.
Environment Canada says the CEC is acting “contrary to its authority.”
The government’s list of projects that will require environmental assessments does not include in-situ oil sands mines.
GHG emissions by 2020 will top 734 megatonnes – a long way from Canada’s 607-megatonne target.
Tides Canada report concludes LNG plants will be 300% dirtier than electricity-driven operations.
Undiluted samples from the spill killed rainbow trout exposed to it.
Assessment could result in the scrapping of the five turbines.
Northern Gateway proponents say diluted bitumen wouldn’t sink if there’s a marine spill.
Study will analyze and evaluate risks of oil or chemical spills in Canadian waters involving ships or oil handling facilities
But critics say the study should not stall efforts to eliminate the chemical.
SouthPoint Wind has filed the suit after its offshore wind project applications were cancelled by the provincial government.