Woodman Sea Products, based in New Harbour, N.L., pleaded guilty to one count under Canadian Environmental Protection Act
Mercury levels were never measured before the oilsands expansion, so it’s hard to nail down a normal level
Politicians from surrounding regions agree with the company that the economic benefits are worth the environmental damage, a view that is at odds with the local community
Ministry’s 2012 report shows emissions in 2010 declined in almost all sectors, including oil and gas
Environment Canada says where environmental impacts are measured, Shell’s assessment minimizes them
The 720-megatonne estimate is 65 megatonnes lower than the total at this time last year.
Reports suggest there were 39 leaks in 2011.