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In Wisconsin, GOP pushes to end sulfide mining moratorium

Gov. Scott Walker voted to ban copper and gold mining in Wisconsin two decades ago. Now he may be asked to lift the one of-a-kind prohibition as his fellow Republicans push to continue opening up the state’s north woods to mining.

Dawson City wants to designate worm-like piles of mine tailings as protected historical site

In what appears to be a first in Canadian history, a community is hoping to inaugurate mining waste as a protected historic site.

Let Canada’s oil flow (through Keystone XL)

Political and regulatory process will finally overcome ecological hysteria and approve the transmission of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Gulf of Mexico through the yet-to-be-completed Keystone XL pipeline.

Conrad Black: Let Canada’s oil flow (through Keystone XL)

political and regulatory process will finally overcome ecological hysteria and approve the transmission of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Gulf of Mexico through the yet-to-be-completed Keystone XL pipeline. It is nonsense, of course, that this

Diplomatic post for Campbell comes with mandate to boost oil sands

One of Campbell's assignments will be to convince Britain and the European Union to back off plans to issue the so-called fuel-quality directive

Tarred by science

Some time before the end of this month, an expert panel appointed by the Alberta government is expected to unveil recommendations for a "world-class" system for monitoring the environmental impact of oil sands on the Athabasca River basin.

Alberta is the oil sands' best friend

An editorial in last Wednessday's National Post ("Ottawa isn't the oil sands' enemy") left readers with an inaccurate portrayal of the Alberta government's role in the oil sands.