The pinnacle of Alberta’s vitality regulator refused to inform a parliamentary committee when the provincial authorities was notified of releases from an oil sands tailings pond.
Laurie Pushor instructed the surroundings and sustainable growth committee he didn’t wish to jeopardize an investigation by a third-party contractor employed by the regulator’s board.
Pushor confronted questions from Edmonton New Democrat MP Heather McPherson.
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Earlier than Pushor spoke, McPherson requested that he testify below oath, the one witness to take action in three days of hearings.
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The committee is wanting into why governments and space premiers weren’t stored knowledgeable of seepage from a tailings pond at Imperial Oil’s Kearl oil sands mine.
Pushor apologized for the delay and promised to enhance.
Representatives from two of these First Nations instructed the committee they do not belief the Alberta regulator and have referred to as for a stronger function in managing the trade’s environmental impacts.
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