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CNRL Cold Lake bitumen seepage hits 1.2 million litres
The ongoing subsurface oil spill at CNRL's Cold Lake site continues to push bitumen above ground, according to a new Alberta Energy Regulator update.
Aug 17th, 2013
"No control" on Cold Lake Spill, Energy Regulator says
CNRL, the company responsible for an ongoing oil spill in the tar sands, recently called the incident 'secure' in a public statement, although it has yet to be brought under control.
Jul 29th, 2013
Toxic tar sands waste leaking into groundwater, documents confirm
Government documents confirm Fort McMurray's massive tailings ponds are seeping tar sands waste into local groundwater.
Feb 20th, 2013
Burnaby MP asks what BC gets out of Kinder Morgan's pipeline expansion
Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart is keeping a close eye on Kinder Morgan’s plans. The Trans Mountain pipeline goes right through his riding. He’s brought the issue up in the House of Commons and...
Jul 6th, 2012
Kinder Morgan oil sands pipeline expansion plan said to pose risks beyond leaks and spills
While public and media scrutiny centers on oil spills and pipeline leaks, environmentalists are trying to broaden the picture to include the impact of using heavy oil on Vancouver's carbon footprint.
Jul 4th, 2012
Enbridge Northern Gateway poses “a very large risk” to BC for “very small” benefit, says Premier Christy Clark
Premier Christy Clark has finally come out with her long-awaited position on the controversial Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal.
Jul 20th, 2012
Enbridge launches million dollar ad campaign to gain public support
As Greenpeace activists hung an anti-pipeline banner from the Lions Gate Bridge, Northern Gateway proponent Enbridge launched a multimillion-dollar ad campaign to counter B.C. opposition.
May 30th, 2012
Tar sands vs. entire nations
Which is larger: potential tar sands emissions or all the past emissions from China? From India? From 150 nations combined? New chart says...
Mar 12th, 2012
Cashing in on Canada’s tar sands: refineries and other industries
Who profits from refining and working with tar sands products? Part three in our series exploring who has high stakes in the oil sands.
Dec 8th, 2011