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Releasing oilsands tailings into river only one solution being considered: Guilbeault

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Canada's environment minister says releasing treated oil sands tailings into the environment isn't the only solution being considered. Steven Guilbeault says his government is developing regulations on how the tailings could be drained into the Athabasca River. UNESCO investigators from UNESCO arrive in Alberta to consider threats to Wood Buffalo National Park.
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Draining tailings into Athabasca River one solution under review in oilpatch, says Guilbeault

Releasing treated oilsands tailings into the environment isn't the only solution being considered to clean up the massive toxic ponds in northern Alberta, federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says.

2 months ago·Canada
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Releasing oilsands tailings into river is just 1 among several options: Guilbeault

Guilbeault said Wednesday that even though his government is developing regulations on how the tailings could be drained into the Athabasca River, other solutions are under review.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Toronto StarThe Toronto Star

Releasing oilsands tailings into river is only one among several options: Guilbeault

Releasing treated oilsands tailings into the environment isn’t the only solution being considered to clean up the massive toxic ponds in northern Albe...

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Winnipeg Free PressWinnipeg Free Press

Releasing oilsands tailings into river only one solution being considered: Guilbeault

Canada’s environment minister says releasing treated oilsands tailings into the environment isn’t the only solution being considered to clean up the massive, toxic ponds. Steven Guilbeault says that even though his government is developing regulations on how the tailings could be drained into the Athabasca River, other solutions are also under review. Guilbeault’s comments come […]

2 months ago·Winnipeg, Canada
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The Globe & MailThe Globe & Mail

Releasing oilsands tailings into Athabasca River is only one among several options, Guilbeault says

The Environment Minister’s comments came as investigators from UNESCO arrived in Alberta to consider threats to Wood Buffalo National Park

2 months ago·Canada
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Releasing oilsands tailings into river only one solution being considered: Guilbeault

First Nations and environmental groups worry that the provincial and federal governments have already decided that treating and releasing the water is the way to go.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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