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Organizations: Environment and Parks Tags: oil sands water quality

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August 23, 2019

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Describes efforts being taken by provincial regulators (Alberta Environment and Parks and the Alberta Energy Regulator) to gather scientific information to inform future decisions around the potential for the release of treated oil sands process water (OSPW) into the Lower Athabasca River.


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August 23, 2019

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This technical report, compiled by Hatfield Consulting, describes the experimental design to determine the toxicity of OSPW treated using Syncrude's coke-slurry treatment process. The three primary components of the study design are: chemical characterization of untreated and treated OSPW;...


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June 1, 2018

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Reports on two studies developed to address science needs and gaps related to groundwater-surface water interactions on tributaries of the Lower Athabasca River and proximate to tailings ponds. The studies address to sub-themes of the groundwater theme identified in the Joint Canada-Alberta Oil...


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June 1, 2018

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This study uses snowpack measurements and dated lake sediment cores to investigate deposition of contaminants (including polycyclic aromatic compounds and numerous inorganic and organic contaminants such as mercury) to the landscapes and water bodies of the Athabasca Oil Sands region. The study...


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June 1, 2018

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This study investigates key issues identified in the Joint Canada-Alberta Oil Sands Monitoring (JOSM) program regarding water quality of the Lower Athabasca River mainstem and the downstream Peace-Athabasca delta, specifically: the current state of water quality; the distribution of contaminants...


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June 1, 2018

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Reports on the development of an integrated modelling framework established and implemented from April 2012 to March 2015, to provide a comprehensive understanding of hydrology, hydraulics, sediments, and contaminants within the Athabasca River and to inform current and future monitoring efforts....


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June 1, 2018

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This data syntheses report is specific to the water component of the Joint Canada-Alberta Oil Sands Monitoring (JOSM) program and focuses on key issues as they relate to water quality and quantity, modelling, benthic and fish health within the Lower Athabasca Region and receiving water bodies....


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June 1, 2018

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This study investigates key issues identified in the Joint Canada-Alberta Oil Sands Monitoring (JOSM) program regarding water quality of tributaries to the lower Athabasca River, specifically: the current state of water quality; the distribution of contaminants; whether the presence of toxic...


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May 24, 2018

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This directive outlines the groundwater monitoring requirements to address the phenomenon of constituents being released from surrounding sediments into groundwater due to the heating associated with the thermal in situ operations. The directive was developed to ensure that appropriate monitoring...