Environment

Environment leaders say feds need to push sustainability as budget nears

OTTAWA — Environment leaders are warning the federal Liberals not to turn…

 

Government tells UN it’s on track to meet climate goals for power generation

Canada appears poised to rack up a climate-change win, says a recent…

 

Environment Canada to release science review backing need for plastics ban

OTTAWA — Environment Canada is releasing scientific evidence today to back up…

 

Innovative geothermal technology being showcased at central Alberta site

Demonstration project near Rocky Mountain House draws heat from deep underground

Alberta’s official fish is now on federal threatened species list

Red Deer man helped make the bull trout the province’s fish symbol

Oceans, glaciers at increasing risk, including Canada’s: climate report

Damage to Earth’s oceans and glaciers from climate change is outpacing the…

To hit environment goals, feds should create ‘super’ tax credit, report says

OTTAWA — A government-struck expert panel is calling for new “super-deduction” tax…

Photo: Celebrating Mother Earth in Red Deer

Women of all ages gathered to mark Earth Day

History of the Red Deer River Naturalists — Alberta’s oldest conservation group — presented

Rod Trentham will speak about the RDRN on March 20 at Red Deer museum

New Alberta parks create world’s largest boreal forest preserve: government

EDMONTON — The Alberta government says it is creating the world’s largest…

Provincial permits don’t consider Species at Risk Act: Environment Canada

OTTAWA — Recovery of Canada’s declining caribou herds is being hampered because…

Protesters vow to continue B.C. fish farm protest amid court action

PORT HARDY, B.C. — First Nations protesters at a salmon farm off…

Syncrude faces federal charges over 2015 heron deaths

FORT MCMURRAY — One of the country’s largest oilsands companies is facing…

Public trust job one for Alberta chief scientist

EDMONTON — Fred Wrona really, really wants you to trust him. “The…

Lacombe County reinforces environmental protections

County council supports 30-metre development setbacks from water bodies

Climate is hot at NAFTA table and at home

OTTAWA — Canada’s push to get climate change action included in a…

Blackfalds drainage plan will go back to public

Alberta Environment reviewing public concerns about drainage project

Petition opposes Blackfalds drainage plan

Residents concerned about Lacombe Lake contamination gather more than 1,000 names

Gull Lake group not giving up on wetlands projects

Gull Lake Watershed Society plans to meet again with Lacombe County in bid for support

Stormwater plan concerns Lacombe Lake residents

Residents fear stormwater from Blackfalds will contaminate lake