UBC research on capturing carbon from mining secures federal funding
NRC has awarded $2 million for testing of techniques at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories.
Fort Hills oil sands tailings plan OK but AER orders demonstration
Suncor Energy proposes to chemically treat its tailings, concentrate them all in a single deposit by 2073.
Syncrude oil sands tailings plan approved by regulator despite deficiencies
Water-capping technology has been tested on site since 2012 and will be ready for a 10-year assessment in 2023.
Oil sands tailings pond approval terms shortened for former Shell facilities
Plans beyond the next few years do not meet the AER’s requirements and government policy.
NAFTA body calls for investigation into oil sands tailings enforcement
Environmental watchdog questions how the federal government enforces the Fisheries Act in relation to the giant ponds.