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A sign opposing coal development in the eastern slopes of the Livingston range south west of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Two Alberta First Nations want court to allow appeal of decision on coal mine

Two Alberta First Nations want court to allow appeal of decision on coal mine

 

A sign opposing coal development is shown in the eastern slopes of the Livingston range southwest of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

Company wants to appeal decision that rejected proposed Alberta open-pit coal mine

 

Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ottawa adds another Alberta coal project to federal environmental assessment list

Ottawa adds another Alberta coal project to federal environmental assessment list

 

A sign opposing coal development in the eastern slopes of the Livingston range southwest of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Coal companies hope to move forward with mines in Alberta despite roadblocks

Two coal companies planning to develop mines in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains say…

A sign opposing coal development in the eastern slopes of the Livingston range southwest of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
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Council of Canadians hold coal mining information rally

Event to take place at City Hall Park at 1 p.m. on Friday

  • Jun 16, 2021
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NDP MP Heather McPherson pictured in Edmonton on Friday, March 6, 2020. Alberta's lone New Democrat member of Parliament is asking Ottawa to require all coal-mining proposals go through a full federal environmental assessment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

New Democrat MP tables private bill, wants federal assessment of coal projects

New Democrat MP tables private bill, wants federal assessment of coal projects

NDP MP Heather McPherson pictured in Edmonton on Friday, March 6, 2020. Alberta's lone New Democrat member of Parliament is asking Ottawa to require all coal-mining proposals go through a full federal environmental assessment. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
A conveyor belt transports coal at the Westmoreland Coal Company's Sheerness Mine near Hanna, Alta., on December 13, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Head of coal-mining panel says Albertans’ trust in resource regulators to be examined

Head of coal-mining panel says Albertans’ trust in resource regulators to be examined

A conveyor belt transports coal at the Westmoreland Coal Company's Sheerness Mine near Hanna, Alta., on December 13, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A conveyor belt transports coal at the Westmoreland Coal Company's Sheerness Mine near Hanna, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Coal mines can be environmentally safe and can become useful, enjoyable landscapes when the seam runs out, say scientists working with industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Community involvement key to safe, reclaimable coal mines: industry scientists

Community involvement key to safe, reclaimable coal mines: industry scientists

A conveyor belt transports coal at the Westmoreland Coal Company's Sheerness Mine near Hanna, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Coal mines can be environmentally safe and can become useful, enjoyable landscapes when the seam runs out, say scientists working with industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Steam billows from the Sheerness coal fired generating station near Hanna, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Early results from a provincial survey on coal mining in the Rocky Mountains show major concerns about expanding the industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Early survey results show big concerns in Alberta over Rocky Mountain coal mining

Early survey results show big concerns in Alberta over Rocky Mountain coal mining

Steam billows from the Sheerness coal fired generating station near Hanna, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. Early results from a provincial survey on coal mining in the Rocky Mountains show major concerns about expanding the industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday November 19, 2020 in Ottawa. A coal company is asking Federal Court to toss out a decision by Canada's environment minister that a proposed Alberta mine expansion should get a full federal environmental review. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Coal company asks court to quash order for federal environmental review of expansion

Coal company asks court to quash order for federal environmental review of expansion

Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday November 19, 2020 in Ottawa. A coal company is asking Federal Court to toss out a decision by Canada's environment minister that a proposed Alberta mine expansion should get a full federal environmental review. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Steam billowing from the Sheerness coal-fired generating station is reflected in a car roof near Hanna, Alta., on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

First Nations, coal companies asking Alberta for better consultation on mines

First Nations, coal companies asking Alberta for better consultation on mines

Steam billowing from the Sheerness coal-fired generating station is reflected in a car roof near Hanna, Alta., on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Steam billows from the Sheerness coal-fired generating station near Hanna, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta didn’t consider impact of mountain coal mining on tourism: official

Alberta didn’t consider impact of mountain coal mining on tourism: official

Steam billows from the Sheerness coal-fired generating station near Hanna, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta halts coal exploration in mountains while consultations continue

Alberta halts coal exploration in mountains while consultations continue

Sonya Savage, Minister of Energy, Government of Alberta speaks during an event in Acheson, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. The Alberta government says it will release an update today about a recently concluded online survey on coal mining in the Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Sonya Savage, Minister of Energy, Government of Alberta speaks during an event in Acheson, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. The Alberta government says it will release an update today about a recently concluded online survey on coal mining in the Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Jason Nixon, minister of Environment and Parks after being sworn into office, in Edmonton on Tuesday April 30, 2019. Town council from the largest municipality in Nixon's constituency is concerned over the province's consultation plans for open-pit coal mining in the Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Council in Alberta environment minister’s town wants better coal consultation

Council in Alberta environment minister’s town wants better coal consultation

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Jason Nixon, minister of Environment and Parks after being sworn into office, in Edmonton on Tuesday April 30, 2019. Town council from the largest municipality in Nixon's constituency is concerned over the province's consultation plans for open-pit coal mining in the Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon is seen during a news conference to announce $43 million in repairs and improvements to provincial parks at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Alberta ministers defend widely criticized coal consultation plans

Alberta ministers defend widely criticized coal consultation plans

Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon is seen during a news conference to announce $43 million in repairs and improvements to provincial parks at a news conference in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
Energy Minister Sonya Savage speaks during an event to mark the start of right-of-way construction for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, in Acheson, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. A committee that is supposed to consult Albertans on coal development in the Rocky Mountains won't be able to ask questions about water or land use. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

Alberta coal consultation terms of reference rule out land use, water concerns

Energy Minister Sonya Savage speaks during an event to mark the start of right-of-way construction for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, in Acheson, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. A committee that is supposed to consult Albertans on coal development in the Rocky Mountains won't be able to ask questions about water or land use. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Opposition bill against coal mining in Alberta’s Rockies can proceed in legislature

Opposition bill against coal mining in Alberta’s Rockies can proceed in legislature

Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley speaks at a news conference in Edmonton on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The NDP leader has tabled a private member's bill in the legislature that she says would protect the province's Rocky Mountains from new open-pit coal mines. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Private member’s bill would protect mountains from coal mines: Alberta NDP Opposition

Private member’s bill would protect mountains from coal mines: Alberta NDP Opposition

Alberta Opposition Leader Rachel Notley speaks at a news conference in Edmonton on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. The NDP leader has tabled a private member's bill in the legislature that she says would protect the province's Rocky Mountains from new open-pit coal mines. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds during question period in the House of Commons on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 in Ottawa. A third request has been made to the federal government to get involved in the review of a coal mine proposed for Alberta's Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

4th request to federal government to join coal mine environmental review in Alberta

4th request to federal government to join coal mine environmental review in Alberta

Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds during question period in the House of Commons on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 in Ottawa. A third request has been made to the federal government to get involved in the review of a coal mine proposed for Alberta's Rocky Mountains. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld