Financial Post - June 15th
The Alberta government is coming under pressure to include pipeline leaks in the “world-class” environmental monitoring system it is developing, with people living near a recent spill saying they don’t want the studies to stop after the cleanup is over.
While the shape of a promised, provincewide system for tracking environmental impacts of industrial development is still being determined, Alberta Environment spokesman Mark Cooper said including pipeline spills is possible.
“We need to look at that as we develop the system,” he said.
“I’m not saying that we wouldn’t pay more close attention to following up to see the long-term impacts on situations like this. We could very well. It makes sense that we do that.” ... Click here to read more.