Alberta, Ottawa sign deal that reduces oilsands environmental monitoring
The monitoring program funds research by outside organizations as well as government scientists
Plastics bans, environmental monitoring get short shrift
Retailers banned reusable packaging as use of plastic containers went up, and some cities cut or cancel recycling programs.
Experimental plane flies silently, may lead to quiet drones [WATCH]
The craft generates thrust by applying a strong electric field to the air, a process called “ionic wind.”
Alberta shuts down environmental monitoring agency after report
Environment minister says tracking the province’s air, land and water is too important to be left to a group outside government.
Oil sands monitoring needs to be clearer to public: review
Governments must also determine what the $50-million monitoring program will accomplish.
Oil sands monitoring group votes not to disband despite funding crunch
Organization relies on industry funding for almost all of its $5-million budget, which the government has made optional next year.