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Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger

Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger

NEW DELHI — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
Not something to grouse about: Calgary Zoo hatches 50 endangered birds

Not something to grouse about: Calgary Zoo hatches 50 endangered birds

CALGARY — The Calgary Zoo says it has successfully hatched several dozen greater sage grouse in an effort to bolster the endangered prairie bird's population.

Trans Mountain activity slowed by permits, Kinder Morgan Canada says

CALGARY — Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. (TSX:KML) said Wednesday that it's already facing potentially months of delay on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project because of the timing of permits and regulatory approvals.

Industry may face new costs over methane cuts after high emissions reading

EDMONTON — Canada's energy producers say they remain committed to targeted cuts of a potent greenhouse gas, even after a study suggesting those reductions may have to be much larger than previously thought.

'If we thought it was bad, it's worse:' Alberta methane releases underestimated

EDMONTON — New research suggests industry and government are badly underestimating Alberta's emissions of one of the most potent greenhouse gases.
Enbridge balks at seizing assets from environmental group to pay legal costs

Enbridge balks at seizing assets from environmental group to pay legal costs

VANCOUVER — Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) says it has decided not to have sheriffs seize the assets of a Vancouver-based environmental group over unpaid court costs. Karen Mahon of Stand.
Researchers push for action as Newfoundland seabirds vanish: 'It's shameful'

Researchers push for action as Newfoundland seabirds vanish: 'It's shameful'

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The small nocturnal birds known as Leach's storm petrels are a telling symbol of ocean health. But they've vanished in the millions since offshore oil production started 20 years ago in the North Atlantic east of St. John's, N.L.
Chief seeks Trudeau's help to stop U.S. oil drilling in caribou breeding ground

Chief seeks Trudeau's help to stop U.S. oil drilling in caribou breeding ground

OTTAWA — A 40-year battle over oil drilling in an Arctic wildlife refuge in Alaska could become the latest political irritant in a growing list of disagreements between U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. U.S.

U.S. court dismisses Resolute's racketeering suit against Greenpeace

MONTREAL — A U.S. court has dismissed a racketeering lawsuit launched by Resolute Forest Products against Greenpeace and other environmental groups.

U.S. State Department issues presidential permit for Enbridge line 67

CALGARY — The U.S. State Department has issued a presidential permit allowing Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) to ship more oil on its Line 67 pipeline after a five-year review.