Numerous reader recognize with the Oldman, Livingstone, Highwood and Bow rivers. We believed sharing the present preservation problems in this area was essential. Listed below you will discover a few of the crucial info concerning the fight to safeguard a few of the wildest locations of Alberta.
The Alberta federal government in 2020 rescinded the Alberta coal policy that was put in location in 1974 which prohibited all coal mining in the rocky mountains. They did this without assessment to the general public and now (in the map above) leases have actually been offered and expedition and drilling has actually begun in the headwaters of all of these watersheds.
Safeguarding the Alberta Rockies from open pit coal mining.
The Stop Crowsnest Mines Company is an independent group that wishes to STOP all the proposed open pit coal mines in the Crowsnest Pass and the Eastern Slope of the Alberta Rockies. We wish to maintain the Alberta Rockies for future generations.
GRASSY MOUNTAIN COAL TASK
The Alberta Environmental Network (AEN) links Albertans and ecological groups that are devoted to protecting and securing Alberta’s environment. As a non-profit and non-partisan company, the AEN supports cooperation of the ecological neighborhood throughout the province.
Loads of Coal Disinformation from the Kenney Federal Government
How Alberta’s energy and environment ministers deceived on open-pit mining strategies.
Presently 75km to the west in Fernie British Columbia, the business “Teck Coal” who has actually been open pit mining near the Elk river for several years has actually been seeping Selenium into the rivers of Montana through the Elk River.
U.S. needs description from province over river contamination from B.C. mines
Voice your issues about the growth of coal mining in Alberta HERE.