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Event

Update on the Alberta Energy Regulator

Jun 1 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

In December 2012, the Government of Alberta passed the Responsible Energy Development Act which creates a single regulator for upstream oil, gas, oil sands and coal projects in Alberta. The regulator will assume the regulatory functions that are currently the resposibility of the Energy Resouces Conservation Board and the Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Resource Development. Read more about Update on the Alberta Energy Regulator

Location

Bennett Centre
9703 94 Street NW
T6C 3W1 Edmonton , AB
Media Release

Progress update shows little change, two years after road map to responsible oilsands development released

With substantial progress on only two of 19 recommendations, faster implementation of oilsands environmental solutions needed to secure social license for future development

Edmonton — Two years after the Pembina Institute outlined 19 steps toward responsible oilsands development in a report entitled Solving the Puzzle, and one year after Alison Redford won a majority government, very little progress has been made on the recommended policy improvements, according to an update released by the Institute today. Read more about Progress update shows little change, two years after road map to responsible oilsands development released

Media Release

Alberta Again Violates Caribou Policies With Today's Energy Leasing

“Alberta Energy promotes caribou habitat disturbance by selling leases that drive new well sites, ignoring technology options to reduce existing footprint,” says Carolyn Campbell, AWA conservation specialist.  “In the Little Smoky range with over 95% disturbance, the government wages war on wolves and moose while encouraging more industry footprint that drives caribou population declines.” Read more about Alberta Again Violates Caribou Policies With Today's Energy Leasing

Call for Delegates

Call for Delegates: Electricity Framework Review Project Team, Clean Air Strategic Alliance

Initiative: 
Electricity Framework Review Project Team
Position: 
ENGO Members (4 delegates)
Application Deadline: 
22 Apr 2013

On March 27, 2013 Clean Air Strategic Alliance Board approved the project charter for the 2013 Electricity Framework Review. Sectors have been asked to re-confirm past delegates and select new delegates (as needed) for a project team.

The project charter has been distributed with this delegate selection notice.

The goal of the Electricity Project Team from the project charter: Read more about Call for Delegates: Electricity Framework Review Project Team, Clean Air Strategic Alliance

Event

Responsible Energy Development Act Public Engagement Sessions

Feb 20 2013 - 7:00am to Mar 13 2013 - 6:00am

From the Alberta Energy website:

In December, the Responsible Energy Development Act was passed, which creates a single regulator for oil, gas, oil sands and coal projects in the province. Consultations about the regulations under this new Act are now under way.

How would you want to be notified about an energy project near your community? What factors should the Alberta Energy Regulator consider when it makes decisions? What kinds of applications should go to a hearing?

Read more about Responsible Energy Development Act Public Engagement Sessions

Location

various locations , AB
Call for Input

New Alberta Energy Regulator Consultations

Initiative: 
Responsible Energy Development Act Regulations
Deadline: 
13 Mar 2013

From the Alberta Energy website:

In December, the Responsible Energy Development Actexternal link icon was passed, which creates a single regulator for oil, gas, oil sands and coal projects in the province. Consultations about the regulations under this new Act are now under way.

How would you want to be notified about an energy project near your community? What factors should the Alberta Energy Regulator consider when it makes decisions? What kinds of applications should go to a hearing?

Read more about New Alberta Energy Regulator Consultations
Media Release

Stop Alberta Energy Leases in Threatened Little Smoky Caribou Range

In violation of Alberta’s 2011 woodland caribou policy that places an immediate priority on maintaining caribou habitat, Alberta Energy plans auctions of new oil and gas leases within the Little Smoky caribou range on February 7, March 7 and April 25, 2013. This herd’s habitat is already 95% disturbed, according to Environment Canada. Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) has issued an open letter to Alberta’s Energy Minister urging him to defer these lease sales as a step towards responsible habitat management for this herd at imminent risk of local extinction. Read more about Stop Alberta Energy Leases in Threatened Little Smoky Caribou Range

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Oilsands 101 - Oil Sands Monitoring

Feb 26 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Alberta’s vast oil sands are undergoing rapid development. They contain enough oil to make Canada an energy superpower but at what cost and to whose benefit? Almost everyone, from oil company CEOs to Hollywood stars, has offered their opinions.

Now Oil Sands 101 offers an even-handed look at key aspects of Canada’s most controversial and expensive mega project.

The Calgary Association of Lifelong Learners (CALL) in conjunction with the Petroleum History Society will be presenting a series of talks aimed at increasing public knowledge about this complex topic. Read more about Oilsands 101 - Oil Sands Monitoring

Location

Glenbow Theatre
130 9 Avenue SE
Calgary , AB
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Oilsands 101 - Canada’s Oilsands: Challenges and Opportunities

Feb 19 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Alberta’s vast oil sands are undergoing rapid development. They contain enough oil to make Canada an energy superpower but at what cost and to whose benefit? Almost everyone, from oil company CEOs to Hollywood stars, has offered their opinions.

Now Oil Sands 101 offers an even-handed look at key aspects of Canada’s most controversial and expensive mega project.

The Calgary Association of Lifelong Learners (CALL) in conjunction with the Petroleum History Society will be presenting a series of talks aimed at increasing public knowledge about this complex topic. Read more about Oilsands 101 - Canada’s Oilsands: Challenges and Opportunities

Location

Glenbow Theatre
130 9 Avenue SE
Calgary , AB
Event

Oilsands 101 - Assessing Socio/Environmental Impacts of Oil Sands Development: The Beginnings

Feb 12 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Alberta’s vast oil sands are undergoing rapid development. They contain enough oil to make Canada an energy superpower but at what cost and to whose benefit? Almost everyone, from oil company CEOs to Hollywood stars, has offered their opinions.

Now Oil Sands 101 offers an even-handed look at key aspects of Canada’s most controversial and expensive mega project.

The Calgary Association of Lifelong Learners (CALL) in conjunction with the Petroleum History Society will be presenting a series of talks aimed at increasing public knowledge about this complex topic. Read more about Oilsands 101 - Assessing Socio/Environmental Impacts of Oil Sands Development: The Beginnings

Location

Glenbow Theatre
130 9 Avenue SE
Calgary , AB

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