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Alberta government gives green light to gravel pit project near provincial park

Opponents fear operation will put regional groundwater at risk

August 18, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Cochrane, Alta. – A proposed gravel pit in the vicinity of Big Hill Springs Provincial Park has been given the green light by the Alberta government despite opposition from the Bighill Creek Preservation Society which fears the region’s groundwater will be at risk. The society has filed an appeal under the province’s Water Act. St. Albert Gazette report | READ MORE

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