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December 18, 2017  

Ottawa announces $80M for research on preventing, studying oil spills

Will be set up to foster collaboration among researchers in Canada and around the world.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 2, 2017  

Researcher says Alberta spills data too positive

Biologist concludes the AER doesn’t have a good handle on how much oil and saline water has been released.

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February 29, 2016  

BC establishing new environmental spill response and preparedness law

Amendments address one of the province’s five conditions for its support of oil pipelines.

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May 27, 2015  

Vancouver First Nation says pipeline expansion could increase spills

Kinder Morgan wants to triple the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline to 890,000 barrels a day.

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April 13, 2015  

NEB online tool maps pipeline incidents

Filters information by location, the company involved and volumes released in spills.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 3, 2015  

Feds hiding legitimate concerns over oil sands pipelines, critics say

Unpublished report says potential toxic effects and environmental threats from bitumen pipelines are relatively unknown.

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January 20, 2015  

Energy infrastructure needs trump environment, poll suggests

But results show Canadians remain weary of government’s ability to environmental emergencies.

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January 16, 2015  

NEB demands full audit from Plains Midstream

Pipeline company has a recent history of large oil spills.

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September 8, 2014  

DFO mapping BC ocean floor to prep for tanker spills

Map database will be used “to inform response in the event of an environmental emergency.”

News Government General Operations Sustainability
March 26, 2014  

Arctic shipping remains a dream for now, transport minister says

Lisa Raitt says delay’s not a bad thing, as lawmakers now have time to prepare safety protocols to protect the region.

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May 8, 2013  

Alberta NDP presses province for pipeline safety report

Alberta Energy ordered the safety report last summer following three oil pipeline spills.

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February 5, 2013  

Feds introduce pan-Canadian risk assessment study on marine safety

Study will analyze and evaluate risks of oil or chemical spills in Canadian waters involving ships or oil handling facilities

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September 7, 2012  

BC shut down over spill insurance questions at Gateway hearings

Lawyer reminded that environmental disaster preparedness will be dealt with at upcoming hearings in BC.

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August 27, 2012  

Northern Gateway’s spill response plan falls short

Scientists say the unique oil mixture carried by the pipeline would react differently than conventional crude if spilled.

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July 17, 2012  

NDP calls for pipeline audit after string of oil spills

Three spills since May have leaked more than four million litres of oil in Alberta.