Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Julie Ali This is nice but it feels like more greenwashing to me. What's more useful information is to know how much land is impacted by fracking. How many orphan wells left for us to subsidize with loan money and direct cash as per the $235 million for the recent loan and the $35 million as a gift? How will the flocculants capped with water work out for the Syncrude approved tailings solution project? The role of the AER in all of this appears rather intimate and incestuous. I'm curious how useful this boreal forest will be when we're surrounded by public liabilities that the oil and gas industry will walk away from despite the "best in the world regulations" mantra. I mean the Redwater decision already informs us that they can walk when the company goes bankrupt so what's to stop them walking at any time?


In a release, the government said it will manage the Birch River park alongside Tallcree First Nation “with mutual benefit toward conservation and economic opportunities.”
Alberta has designated four new provincial parks in the province’s north, creating the world’s largest contiguous protected boreal forest. About the size of New ...
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Julie Ali This is nice but it feels like more greenwashing to me. What's more useful information is to know how much land is impacted by fracking. How many orphan wells left for us to subsidize with loan money and direct cash as per the $235 million for the recent loan and the $35 million as a gift? How will the flocculants capped with water work out for the Syncrude approved tailings solution project? The role of the AER in all of this appears rather intimate and incestuous. I'm curious how useful this boreal forest will be when we're surrounded by public liabilities that the oil and gas industry will walk away from despite the "best in the world regulations" mantra. I mean the Redwater decision already informs us that they can walk when the company goes bankrupt so what's to stop them walking at any time?
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