RESOURCES

The purpose of the 2013 Annual Report on Water Use for Oil and Gas Activity is to present data and information on water approvals, water withdrawal and water use related to the oil and gas...
Environmental regulations for Canada’s oil-and-gas sector are in their final stages, the environment minister said Tuesday. The regulations would seek to curb the sector’s greenhouse-gas emissions to help Canada meet a 2020 target for a 17...
Hundreds of deficiencies were discovered during the course of 4,223 inspections conducted in the oil and gas sector last year, according to statistics provided to The Vancouver Sun by the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission. But...
Congress last week affirmed its dedication to securing a sustainable, domestic supply of molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) as it passed the American Medical Isotope Production Act of 2011 (S.99). The bill, sponsored Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-N.M.), chair...
Building and operating a bridge, mine, pipeline or other such project may cause significant impacts on the environment. In many cases, federal or provincial laws now require that an environmental assessment be carried out before...
The British Columbia Utilities Commission has dismissed a smart meter complaint by a group that solicits donations to oppose a wide array of wireless electronic technology. Citizens for Safe Technology Society, through lawyer David Aaron, asked...
Wild sockeye salmon from B.C.’s Rivers Inlet have tested positive for a potentially devastating virus that has never been found before in the North Pacific. Infectious salmon anemia is a flu-like virus affecting Atlantic salmon that...
Much of nuclear imaging depends on a steady supply of an isotope called molybdenum-99 (Mo-99). A byproduct of nuclear fission, Mo-99 is used to produce another radioactive substance, technetium-99m, which is employed in more than...
With the Chalk River* nuclear reactor in Laurentian Hills, Ontario, Canada, shutdown, a reactor that supplies one-third** of the nuclear isotopes to the world, it was very timely when Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper welcomed...