Suncor Energy proposes to chemically treat its tailings, concentrate them all in a single deposit by 2073.
Water-capping technology has been tested on site since 2012 and will be ready for a 10-year assessment in 2023.
Plans beyond the next few years do not meet the AER’s requirements and government policy.
Environmental watchdog questions how the federal government enforces the Fisheries Act in relation to the giant ponds.
Working to develop scientific tools for future investigations; significant advancements have been made since 2014.
A fungus ate the residual chemicals in the leftover sand from oil sands processing.
Not aware at the time of technology Suncor plans to use and it should be considered.
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.
Commission says Canada has failed to counter evidence that it’s turning a blind eye to toxic leakage in the oil sands.
Alberta’s energy regulator finds no oilsands companies affected by tailings reduction rules have met targets.
Toxicity in Suncor wastewater pond found to exceed allowable limits.
Company’s largest shareholder would oppose efforts to sell its largest concessions.