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COVID-19 Updates News Contamination Sustainability Water Issues
Alberta oilpatch monitoring paused due to COVID-19 concerns


May 25, 2020
By The Canadian Press/Castanet

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Calgary – Many environmental monitoring requirements have been suspended for Alberta’s energy industry. The decisions, posted on the website of the Alberta Energy Regulator, are in addition to similar suspensions announced earlier for open-pit oilsands mines in the province and in response to public health concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic. Soil and ground water monitoring is paused, with some exceptions. The Canadian Press/Castanet reports. | READ MORE