Canadian News

Alberta’s current carbon pricing plan is a big improvement from days gone by (blog)

Pembina - June 18, 2018 - 6:05pm

Alberta likes to say it’s had a carbon price since 2007. While technically this is true under the old Specified Gas Emitters Regulation, that system pales in comparison to the carbon pricing system currently in place.

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Alberta Energy Regulator approves another deficient oilsands tailings plan (media release)

Pembina - June 18, 2018 - 3:44pm

This is the fifth approved tailings management plan that doesn’t comply with the AER’s Directive 085. Syncrude’s plan relies on water capping to treat its tailings. The AER questions whether CT deposits can support final closure landscapes, and water capping is an unproven technology that is not authorized by the regulator.

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Ontario’s price on carbon pollution must continue to work for the economy and the environment (media release)

Pembina - June 15, 2018 - 12:47pm

This is a clear recognition that a price on carbon enhances competitiveness and innovation for industry and is indispensable in reducing emissions in a cost-efficient way.

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Renewable energy for non-utility companies and institutions (publication)

Pembina - June 14, 2018 - 1:58pm

Renewable energy prices are dropping, making it easier for companies to purchase renewable energy to meet sustainability targets or carbon compliance at affordable prices. Find out why Alberta is the perfect place to start non-utility procurement in Canada.

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New regulations ensure Canada’s freight industry will continue to be competitive while less polluting (media release)

Pembina - June 14, 2018 - 8:33am

These regulations will increase the performance of both trucks and trailers, making the freight industry more economically efficient and less polluting — a clear win-win for the environment and the economy.  

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How conservation offsets could be just what Alberta (and its caribou) needs (blog)

Pembina - June 13, 2018 - 5:54pm

Alberta surprised the world last month when it announced the legislative protection of nearly 1.4 million hectares of land. This represents the world’s largest boreal protected area complex.

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Five things you should know to understand capacity markets (blog)

Pembina - June 11, 2018 - 1:14pm

Five things you should know to understand how capacity markets work. For starters, what is a capacity market?

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A fork in the road to reliable, clean, and affordable electricity in Alberta (blog)

Pembina - June 11, 2018 - 8:00am

With projected numbers like this, we can’t afford to wait longer. 

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Canadian Cannabis Summit

Pembina - May 31, 2018 - 12:33pm

Sara Hastings-Simon, the Pembina Institute's managing director for clean economy, will present on renewable energy opportunities for the cannabis industry at the Canadian Cannabis Summit.

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Alberta regulator approves two more non-compliant oilsands tailings management plans (media release)

Pembina - May 24, 2018 - 11:55am

The approvals indicate the Alberta government intends to continue the 50-year trend of using a lax regulatory approach for managing oilsands tailings.

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Alberta regulator approves two more non-compliant oilsands tailings management plans (media release)

Pembina - May 24, 2018 - 11:55am

The approvals indicate the Alberta government intends to continue the 50-year trend of using a lax regulatory approach for managing oilsands tailings.

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What does the Redwater case mean for oilsands mines clean-up? (blog)

Pembina - May 22, 2018 - 2:47pm

As children, we’re taught that if you make a mess you have to clean it up. This thinking is at the center of the “polluter pays” principle underpinning regulatory systems across the country.

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What does the Redwater case mean for oilsands mines clean-up? (blog)

Pembina - May 22, 2018 - 2:47pm

As children, we’re taught that if you make a mess you have to clean it up. This thinking is at the center of the “polluter pays” principle underpinning regulatory systems across the country.

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Risks to Water and Public Health from Unconventional Gas in B.C. (publication)

Pembina - May 22, 2018 - 5:40am

New research, mostly focused on the U.S., has demonstrated evidence of risks that hydraulic fracturing poses to water resources and public health.

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Risks to Water and Public Health from Unconventional Gas in B.C. (publication)

Pembina - May 22, 2018 - 5:40am

New research, mostly focused on the U.S., has demonstrated evidence of risks that hydraulic fracturing poses to water resources and public health.

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