Canadian Gas Producers Issue Five Principles For Protecting Environment During Fracking by Jeremy Hainsworth, September 8, 2011, Canadian Natural Gas
Canadian natural gas producers Sept. 8 announced five principles for hydraulic fracturing to guide water management and improved reporting practices for water and fluids used in shale gas development. The same day, British Columbia’s premier announced a plan to increase transparency of fracking….
ProtectingCanada’s water resources is fundamental to our social licence to operate and to grow,” CAPP President Dave Collyer said in a Sept. 8 news release…. Clark said there has never been an incident of harm to groundwater from fracking in the province. In neighboring Alberta province, a landowner filed a claim in April against oil and gas company, Encana Corp., over groundwater pollution allegedly caused by the company’s hydraulic fracturing operations. [Emphasis added]