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WBEA elects Aboriginal, Industry, Government and ENGO members to Governance Committee

Fort McMurray, Alberta – The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) elected a new Governance Committee at the Association’s 16th Annual General Members meeting on Wednesday in Fort McMurray. Made up of two Aboriginal members, three industry members, one government member and one environmental non-government member, the new Governance Committee is a well-balanced, multi-sector representation of WBEA’s entire membership.

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WBEA approves 2014/2015 operating budget

Fort McMurray, Alberta – The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) is pleased to announce that its Board, comprised of 38 members from industry, government, Aboriginal groups, and ENGOs, today passed a budget of $13.7 million for the 2014/2015 fiscal year.

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Environmental air monitoring video takes viewers inside WBEA’s network

Fort McMurray, Alberta – The Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) is giving stakeholders and community members a firsthand, insider’s look at their air monitoring network through a new video. The short video explains exactly how WBEA goes about the job of continuously monitoring and reporting air quality for the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB).

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WBEA Executive Director invited to sit on expert panel to assess new and emerging technologies to reduce environmental impacts of oil sands development

Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) Executive Director, Dr. Kevin Percy, has accepted an invitation from the Canadian Council of Academies (CCA) to sit on an expert panel that will be assessing new and emerging technologies to reduce the environmental impact of oil sands development.


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Three more Aboriginal groups join WBEA

Fort McMurray, Alberta – The membership of the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association (WBEA) has grown again. Three new members were welcomed to the table at the Association’s General Member’s meeting in September; the Fort McMurray #468 First Nation, the Christina River Dene Nation Council, and the Chipewyan Prairie Dene First Nation.


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Joint Canada/Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring begins summer air monitoring project

Fort McMurray, AB – A comprehensive environmental field study to gather information on air contaminants in the Wood Buffalo region will occur from August 12 to mid-September 2013. The collaborative study between government, non-government, university and community partners will collect both airborne and ground-based measurements to determine how air pollutants are transformed and transported across the landscape.

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