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    Ease radioactive waste dumping restrictions, say North Dakota shale oil producers

    Ease radioactive waste dumping restrictions, say North Dakota shale oil producers

    North Dakota shale oil producers are pushing for lighter restrictions around the dumping of radioactive waste - a cost-cutting measure as prices for their resource plummet.


    Harper- It's Crazy to apply climate laws to oil and gas industry

    Harper: It’s “Crazy” to apply climate laws to oil and gas industry

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has called it "crazy economic policy" to apply climate regulations to the oil and gas sector.



    Alberta won’t appeal Jessica Ernst’s right to sue over fracking: Nikiforuk

    Andrew Nikiforuk on the Alberta govt's surprise decision not to appeal a recent ruling enabling Jessica Ernst to proceed with her lawsuit over fracking issues.


    Clark govt, Science World selling LNG Kool-Aid to kids

    Both Science World and the BC Lions have joined the BC government's push to build an LNG industry - reaching out to youth with seminars the promise of jobs.



    BC approves Petronas LNG plant and 2 more gas pipelines

    BC approves Petronas LNG plant and 2 more gas pipelines

    The BC Liberal government continued its steady march towards an LNG industry this week by approving Petronas' proposed plant and 2 more gas pipelines.


    Govt scared it's losing messaging battle over fracking, LNG in social media - documents reveal

    Govt fears losing LNG, fracking social licence to social media: Internal briefing note

    The BC government is worried it can't control the way fracking and LNG are being criticized through social media, a Freedom of Information request reveals.



    Ernst wins right to sue Alberta govt over fracking water contamination

    Ernst wins right to sue Alberta govt over fracking water contamination

    Alberta biologist and landowner Jessica Ernst has won the right to sure the Alberta government over alleged groundwater contamination from Encana's nearby fracking.


    Rafe: Shell promises “green” LNG…we can trust them, right?

    Rafe Mair turns over a new leaf, taking to heart Shell and Premier Clark's promises of "green" LNG, clean fracking and "world-class" safety in fossil fuel transport...What could go wrong?



    China war on coal means more renewable energy...and shale gas

    China’s war on coal means lots more renewable energy…and fracking

    In its war on coal, China is embracing two very different energy alternatives: clean tech and fracking.


    Rafe: Clark govt in over its head with big LNG players like Petronas

    Rafe Mair argues BC is being played by LNG behemoths like Petronas. The Clark government is out of its depth, negotiating away taxes and environmental protections.