Energy

news

Port Metro Vancouver OKs Massive US Coal Terminal

Lower Mainland transfer facility to export thermal coal to Asia given green light.

By David P. Ball, 21 Aug 2014


news

Blue-Ribbon Panel to Lead Mount Polley Probe

Engineering experts tasked with uncovering what, or who, caused the spill.

By Bob Mackin, 18 Aug 2014


news

Joe Oliver's Oil-Fueled Love Song to Europe

Canada's new tune on energy exports: Forget Putin, buy from us!

By Andrea Rexer, 13 Aug 2014


opinion

Mount Polley Ex-Engineer Warned Tailings Pond Was 'Getting Large'

But did anyone in the mining ministry pay attention?

By David Schreck, 11 Aug 2014


news

Files on Bitumen Pollution Stolen from Peace River Activist

Carmen Langer says computer, memory sticks swiped from his home last weekend.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Aug 2014


blogs

Ministry slams Imperial Metals with several clean-up conditions

By Emily Fister, 6 Aug 2014


news

Company's Claims of Clean Tailings 'Misleading': Ex-Employee

Imperial Metals describes substance spilled from dam as 'very close to drinking water.'

By David P. Ball, 6 Aug 2014


news

Gas Minister's Leaky Well Comments 'Ignorant,' Scientist Says

Cornell engineer takes issue with Coleman's claim that BC is leak-free.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Aug 2014


news

University Handling Public Fracking Review Tied to Firm Training LNG Workers

Questions about conflict of interest in Nova Scotia.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 1 Aug 2014


blogs

New BC gold mine exposes gap in federal oversight

By Chris Wood, 31 Jul 2014


news

Newfound Threat to Oilsand Projects

TYEE EXCLUSIVE: Researchers discover ancient salt formation key factor in Alberta steam fracking disasters.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 28 Jul 2014


news

Steam Injection Fracking Caused Major Alberta Bitumen Leak

Review finds fractures spread like cracks on a frozen lake, resulting in uncontrolled seepage.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Jul 2014


blogs

VIEW: BC enviro minister wrong on Park Amendment Act

By Peter Wood, 22 Jul 2014


news

A Tyee Series

What If Canada Exported Clean Energy Instead of Oil?

In Africa, where solar is cheaper than diesel, Quebec's Windiga is doing just that.

By Geoff Dembicki, 21 Jul 2014


news

Public Advisor on Fracking Filed Fracking Patent

Gov't fracking consultant Maurice Dusseault claims to have invented less risky process.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 17 Jul 2014


blogs

First Nations challenge federal Enbridge decision in court

By Kristian Secher, 14 Jul 2014


opinion

The Big Seep: Gooey Alberta Mystery Solved?

CNRL admits design failure could have caused Primrose bitumen leaks.

By Chris Severson-Baker, 9 Jul 2014


opinion

What's Missing from Canada's Fracking Debate?

This is a long read. Because the current 'debate' leaves out so much.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Jul 2014


opinion

Tsilhqot'in Nation Gives Canada a New Chance to Do It Right

Why our era of resource giveaways may be over.

By Mitchell Anderson, 30 Jun 2014


news

Premier's LNG Dreams Given Reality Check By Japanese Expert

Visiting from Tokyo, Dr. Ken Koyama says BC faces 'severe' competition in selling gas to Asia.

By Geoff Dembicki, 30 Jun 2014