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Saskatchewan, B.C., toughen deposit requirements for cleanup of oil and gas wells

Companies buying energy assets in Saskatchewan and British Columbia are facing higher deposit costs for environmental remediation after a precedent-setting court case in Alberta that dealt with...
A diesel fuel spill hit False Creek wharf Monday. Photo by Jeremy Board

Oil spill communication improved since English Bay leak, says Coast Guard

Spill posed no significant human health risk but nearby residents were advised to reduce fume intake by closing windows and turning off air conditioners.
Mount Polley mine area photo by Farhan Umedaly, Vovo Productions

Impact of Imperial Metals Mount Polley spill on Quesnel Lake still "virtually unknown"

Nearly three weeks have passed since the Mount Polley mine spill. Yet cleanup hasn't started and the impacts on Quesnel Lake are still entirely unknown.
Mount Polley, tailings pond, drinking water, mercury, arsenic, Imperial Metals

No start date in sight for Imperial Metals' Mount Polley spill cleanup

Sludge from the Imperial Metals Mount Polley mine tailings pond still clogs what used to be Hazeltine Creek and extends out into Quesnel Lake. No cleanup date is set.

Vancouver riot clean up brings city back together

What made Ted, a high school student, come to clean up after the riots from yesterday's Stanley Cup loss? "Shame," he said, lowering his eyes. "We want to show that not all Canucks fans are like that...

“What have they done to the earth? What have they done to our fair sister?”

“From the air I could see 3000-5000 feet of black smoke… and what seemed like one fire was actually dozens of fires," Kris Krug writes from the Gulf, where he traveled to document the BP Deepwater Hor