Water and Hydrocarbons
Why fracking may have caused serious water contamination near Hudson's Hope...and if it didn't, it spells big trouble for Site C Dam.
SFU and the Peace River Regional District are conducting expanded baseline studies of water in the region, in connection to increased oil and gas activities.
The Yukon needs a better understanding of its groundwater system before the government gives fracking a green light, says hydrologist Dr. Gilles Wendling.
In our mad rush to extract and sell every drop of gas and oil as quickly as possible, we’re trading precious water for fossil fuels.
The Alberta Energy Regulator is investigating another leak from a Canadian Natural Resources bitumen well near Cold Lake.
Oilsands producers are talking with the federal and Alberta governments about conditions under which water from the industry's tailings ponds could be released into the environment.
Ecojustice announced a lawsuit Wednesday in BC court against the province's oil and gas regulator over its allegedly unlawful issuance of water permits for fracking. Oil and gas giant Encana is also named.
Canada had what may be the largest coal slurry spill in its history when a dam failed at the Obed Mountain coal mine and 1 billion litres of waste water contaminated at least 25 km of the Athabasca river.
BC's century-old Water Act doesn't regulate groundwater use, leading to a "wild, wild west" environment for water-intensive industries like fracking. Will updates to the old act help address these concerns?
First Nations are angry that a Tar Sands company is draining a local lake without consulting them. CNRL is trying to halt an Alberta bitumen leak near Cold Lake.