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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

Alberta town endorses community-developed policy saying no to coal mining in Rockies

High River has joined 30 organizations in signing a document pushing prohibition of coal in Alberta

 

Alberta government to extend pause on Rocky Mountain coal mine development

Alberta government to extend pause on Rocky Mountain coal mine development

 

A coal mining operation in Sparwood, B.C., is shown on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. Critics say the federal government is bowing to provincial and industry lobbying by weakening proposed standards for coal mining effluent. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Industry, provincial lobbying weaken proposed federal coal effluent rules: critics

Environment Canada accepting public comment on proposals until the end of March

 

The corporate logo of Teck Resources Limited is shown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Teck says coal sales down from extreme weather, COVID-19 affecting operations

Teck says coal sales down from extreme weather, COVID-19 affecting operations

The corporate logo of Teck Resources Limited is shown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
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

Top Alberta court denies appeal of regulator’s refusal to approve coal mine

Top Alberta court denies appeal of regulator’s refusal to approve coal mine

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
A section of the eastern slopes southwest of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A section of the eastern slopes southwest of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A section of the eastern slopes south west of Longview, Alta., on June 16, 2021. Alberta's energy minister says she has received two reports that will determine the future of coal mining in the province's Rocky Mountain foothills and eastern slopes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Reports on the future of coal mining submitted to Alberta government: energy minister

Reports on the future of coal mining submitted to Alberta government: energy minister

A section of the eastern slopes south west of Longview, Alta., on June 16, 2021. Alberta's energy minister says she has received two reports that will determine the future of coal mining in the province's Rocky Mountain foothills and eastern slopes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Level playing field? Coal miners, environmentalists wrangle over hearing costs

Level playing field? Coal miners, environmentalists wrangle over hearing costs

A section of the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies is seen west of Cochrane, Alta., Thursday, June 17, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Level playing field? Coal miners, environmentalists wrangle over hearing costs

Alberta allows citizens appearing before regulators to have costs reimbursed by project proponents

A section of the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies is seen west of Cochrane, Alta., Thursday, June 17, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A section of the eastern slopes southwest of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage has promised to release reports early in 2022 that will determine the future of coal mining in the province's beloved Rocky Mountain foothills and eastern slopes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘It’s like Christmas’: Companies, environmentalists eager to open coal mining reports

‘It’s like Christmas’: Companies, environmentalists eager to open coal mining reports

A section of the eastern slopes southwest of Longview, Alta., Wednesday, June 16, 2021. Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage has promised to release reports early in 2022 that will determine the future of coal mining in the province's beloved Rocky Mountain foothills and eastern slopes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Minister of Energy Sonya Savage speak at a press conference in Edmonton on June 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Alberta coal policy panel accused of bias, U.S. influence in letters to ministers

Alberta coal policy panel accused of bias, U.S. influence in letters to ministers

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Minister of Energy Sonya Savage speak at a press conference in Edmonton on June 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Minister of Energy Sonya Savage speak at a press conference in Edmonton on June 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Alberta coal policy panel accused of bias, U.S. influence in letters to ministers

Crowsnest Pass residents say coal mining is crucial to the region’s economic survival

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Minister of Energy Sonya Savage speak at a press conference in Edmonton on June 18, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
Activists dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu protest against Japan's support of the coal industry near the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. The U.N. climate summit in Glasgow gathers leaders from around the world, in Scotland's biggest city, to lay out their vision for addressing the common challenge of global warming. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

Countries pledge to cut heavily polluting coal, with caveats

Countries pledge to cut heavily polluting coal, with caveats

Activists dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu protest against Japan's support of the coal industry near the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. The U.N. climate summit in Glasgow gathers leaders from around the world, in Scotland's biggest city, to lay out their vision for addressing the common challenge of global warming. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
Activists dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu protest against Japan’s support of the coal industry near the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. The U.N. climate summit in Glasgow gathers leaders from around the world, in Scotland’s biggest city, to lay out their vision for addressing the common challenge of global warming. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

Countries pledge to phase out climate culprit coal

United States, China, India and Japan have set no formal dates for ending use of coal

  • Nov 4, 2021
Activists dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu protest against Japan’s support of the coal industry near the COP26 U.N. Climate Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. The U.N. climate summit in Glasgow gathers leaders from around the world, in Scotland’s biggest city, to lay out their vision for addressing the common challenge of global warming. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
Corb Lund tips his hat during Fire Aid for Fort McMurray concert in Edmonton on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Alberta country stars band together on song opposing Rocky Mountain coal mining

Alberta country stars band together on song opposing Rocky Mountain coal mining

Corb Lund tips his hat during Fire Aid for Fort McMurray concert in Edmonton on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Coal report on Albertans’ views to be delayed one month, says panel chairman

Coal report on Albertans’ views to be delayed one month, says panel chairman

Logged land near the Clearwater River and the Valory Resources Black Eagle Mining Corporation site west of Rocky Mountain House, Alta., Tuesday, June 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken

Allowing Rocky Mountain coal lease transfers during debate sends wrong signal: group

Allowing Rocky Mountain coal lease transfers during debate sends wrong signal: group

Logged land near the Clearwater River and the Valory Resources Black Eagle Mining Corporation site west of Rocky Mountain House, Alta., Tuesday, June 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson makes an announcement in Calgary, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Environment minister restores federal assessment of Alberta coal mine expansion

Environment minister restores federal assessment of Alberta coal mine expansion

Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson makes an announcement in Calgary, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson makes an announcement in Calgary on July 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Company ‘shocked’ by Ottawa’s decision on proposed coal mine in southwestern Alberta

Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson rejected Grassy Mountain coal project Friday

Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson makes an announcement in Calgary on July 20, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A joint federal-provincial panel questioned the ability of Benga Mining, owned by Riversdale Resources, to control the release of selenium from its proposed Grassy Mountain mine. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Federal government says proposed coal mine in southwestern Alberta can’t proceed

Federal government says proposed coal mine in southwestern Alberta can’t proceed

A joint federal-provincial panel questioned the ability of Benga Mining, owned by Riversdale Resources, to control the release of selenium from its proposed Grassy Mountain mine. (File photo by The Canadian Press)