Alberta regulator approves oilsands expansion, has environmental concerns

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Jul 122013
 

CALGARY – Alberta’s energy regulator has recommended approval of Shell Canada’s plan to expand oilsands production, even though it acknowledges the environmental impacts will likely be so severe and “irreversible” that new protected areas should be created to compensate for the damage.
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Fidel Castro attacks Stephen Harper over environmental damage from oilsands

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Apr 132012
 

Cuba’s former leader Fidel Castro is criticizing Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government for causing environmental damage through the extraction of crude from the Alberta oilsands.
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Castro attacks Harper over "irreparable" environmental damage from oilsands

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Apr 092012
 

OTTAWA – Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro is criticizing Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government for causing environmental damage through the extraction of crude from the Alberta oilsands.
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Oilsands monitoring plan is ‘in process,’ environment minister says – Calgary Herald

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Jan 212012
 

CALGARY — Alberta Environment Minister Diana McQueen says the long-awaited system for more rigorous environmental monitoring in the oilsands region will be coming soon — but she won’t give an exact timeline. “We’re working through that process …
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‘Secret’ Environment Canada Presentation Warns of Oilsands’ Impact on Habitat – Common Dreams

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Dec 272011
 

Contamination of a major western Canadian river basin from oilsands operations is a “high-profile concern” for downstream communities and wildlife, says a newly-released “secret” presentation prepared last spring by Environment Canada that …
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‘Secret’ Environment Canada presentation warns of oilsands’ impact on habitat – The Vancouver Sun

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Dec 232011
 

The warnings from the department contrast with recent claims made by Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Environment Minister Peter Kent that the industry is being unfairly targeted by environmentalists who exaggerate its impacts on nature and people. The …
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‘Secret’ Environment Canada presentation warns of oilsands’ impact on habitat – Calgary Herald

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Dec 212011
 

OTTAWA — Contamination of a major western Canadian river basin from oilsands operations is a “high-profile concern” for downstream communities and wildlife, says a newly-released “secret” presentation prepared last spring by Environment Canada …
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