OTTAWA — The first study of pollution from unconventional oil sands mines has concluded that so-called in-situ techniques also introduce contaminants into the environment. The results, which are from a University of Ottawa lab, suggest government should increase monitoring of…
Energy industry seeks to satisfy expectations from regulators at the World Heavy Oil Congress in Edmonton.
New rules will be backed up by possible financial penalties.
Canada, the US and Mexico all vote against a review.
Commission says Canada has failed to counter evidence that it’s turning a blind eye to toxic leakage in the oil sands.
Officials say releases would only involve treated water and wouldn’t happen until the end of a mine’s life.