Senators letting Big Oil ‘run amok’ on assessment bill: Green lobby
Amendments are making it harder for anyone to challenge a project approval or denial in court.
Cooling the rhetoric on Canada’s environmental assessment efforts
Bill C-69 has become a proxy for wider concerns about the impact of the cyclical nature of the oil industry.
Proposed environmental assessment legislation needs integrity boost: scientists
Bill 51 contains a number of reforms and amendments that will change the way mines, dams and pipelines are reviewed and approved in BC.
BC gives environmental green light to three LNG projects
Projects still require permits from all three levels of government.
ConocoPhillips, Bonavista ordered to clean up Alberta sour gas plant
Enforcement order requires a written delineation plan to the government for approval.
Ontario won’t conduct environmental assessment of Line 9 pipeline
Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli says Ottawa will decide whether the project goes ahead.
Energy East filing pushed to 2014
TransCanada Corp. says more environmental work is necessary.
BC commissions study on impact of LNG emissions
The Kitimat Air Shed Impact Assessment Project will examine pollution effects of existing and proposed industrial air emissions.
BC’s Holmes River hydro project challenged in Supreme Court
Conservationists says BC environmental assessment process is being bypassed.
TransCanada factoring politics into plans for new pipelines
CEO says pipeline company won’t procure materials or secure land until it has regulatory approval.
BC grills Enbridge over Gateway leak detection technologies
Enbridge says it will install five overlapping leak detection systems on the twin pipelines.
Alberta’s energy watchdog approves Enbridge pipeline project
The 385-kilometre Woodland pipeline extension project would start delivering crude by 2014
NDP government would quit Northern Gateway assessment: Dix
If elected BC premier in May, NDP leader Dix says he’d set up a “made in BC” review instead.
Alberta enacts plan to balance oilsands development and the environment
Strategy creates six conservation areas, three times the size of Banff National Park.
Harper says northern development is a “national dream”
Resource projects in the north have attracted $8 billion in investments, which are expected to create 3,000 much-needed jobs.