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Coal Mining in Alberta's Eastern Slopes and Beyond

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Updated March 15, 2022

Latest Update: Government announces expanded coal restrictions, releases Coal Policy Committee reports

On March 4, 2022, the Government of Alberta announced restrictions on coal development in the Eastern Slopes of the Rockies. The restrictions on new development will be in place until directions on coal activities are incorporated into updated regional land-use plans.

The Goverment also released the final reports of the Coal Policy Committee. Concerns with the environmental impacts of coal mining ranked among the most important issues to Albertans.

Environmental groups welcomed the restrictions on new development, but concerns remained over the impacts of existing coal mining activities and the 4 advanced projects that were allowed to continue the regulatory process.

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Film Screening — Mothers of the Mountain: Reclaiming the Klinse-Za Herd

Nov 10 2021 - 7:00pm

Join CPAWS Northern Alberta for a screening of 'Mothers of the Mountains' a documentary about conservation, art, caribou, and the connection we have to the natural world.

Learn more about the film at Mothers of Mountains

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