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Alberta government sets up new environmental monitoring agency

Canada - November 20 2012 On October 17, Alberta Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Diana McQueen announced that the government of that province will be setting up a new environmental monitoring agency, with the aim of establishing the most comprehensive program of its kind in Canada.

Sarah MacLeod, Elsa Eriksson

Let's get moving in the oil sands: infrastucture in Northern Alberta

Canada - September 7 2012 Billions of dollars in oil sands investment will result in hydrocarbon production in northern Alberta rising by an estimated 2.5 million bpd by 2020[1], and by as much as 6.0 million bpd in the Athabasca Oil Sands Area (AOSA) by 2045.

Maral H. Dolatabadi, Arnold H. Olyan

Carbon capture and storage - an Alberta perspective

Canada - July 9 2012 Carbon capture and storage is a process that first captures and then sequesters industrial carbon dioxide emissions before release into the atmosphere. 

Nadia Conforti, Arnold H. Olyan

Carbon capture and storage - an Alberta perspective

Canada - May 25 2012 Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a process that first captures and then sequesters industrial carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions before release into the atmosphere.

Nadia Conforti, Arnold H. Olyan

New monitoring system for oil sands introduced

Canada - February 6 2012 On February 3, 2012, the Federal and Alberta governments introduced the Joint Canada-Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring, a three-year implementation plan to enhance environmental monitoring of air, water, land, and biodiversity in the oil sands.

Lisa S. M. Jamieson