Syncrude oilsands tailings plan approved by regulator despite deficiencies

CALGARY — The Alberta Energy Regulator has approved a tailings pond management plan for oilsands miner Syncrude Canada despite its reliance on a remediation method that isn’t endorsed by the agency. The regulator requires that all oilsands mine producers outline how they will deal with the toxic storage ponds that together cover more than 220 […]
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