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Alberta government lays charges against pipeline company following Greenpeace report

Feature story | April 26, 2013 at 17:41

The Government of Alberta has laid charges against Plains Midstream Canada ULC following a Greenpeace Canada report on the pipeline company’s oil spill near Little Buffalo, Alberta on 28 April 2011.

Open-pit oilsands mine decision is a real-time truth test of government promises

Blog entry by By Mike Hudema And Sheila Muxlow | January 24, 2011

(Originally printed in the Edmonton Journal) Politicians are known the world over for talking out of both sides of their mouths. They often make grand proclamations to win votes, to silence criticism, to placate opposition.

Alberta's 20-year plan for oilsands development is short on specifics

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | February 16, 2009

EDMONTON — Alberta has released a 20-year plan intended to give its oilsands developments a cleaner environmental image around the globe, but the strategy is light on specifics. The government report calls for action to reduce...

Oil Pressure: the fight to stop the tar sands

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 9, 2008 5 comments

Oil pressure What happens in Northern Alberta is no longer a provincial issue. Now the world is watching — the oilsands have gone global You either loved it or hated it last week when Maude Barlow, chairwoman of the...

Tar Sands: destruction at its worst

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | June 19, 2008 3 comments

The Flow Must Go On Amid major flooding in the Midwest that marks a break from normal weather patterns , President Bush comes out in favor of offshore drilling. It's easy to make Bush an environmental straw man (sometimes I find...

Tar Sands Show Down Part 1

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | October 17, 2008 2 comments

OIL SANDS-PART 1: Showdown at Ft. McMoney http://www.ipsnews.net/print.asp?idnews=44299 Chris Arsenault* FT. MCMURRY, Canada, Oct 16 (IPS) - The sun rises in a bright, red line over flat land, small lakes, boreal...

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