Kakwa-Caw Ridge Archive
AWA letter to the Government of Alberta and the ERCB outlining our concerns about the renwed interest in coal mining in Alberta's Eastern Slopes. AWA has a long-standing interest in the protection of Alberta’s Eastern Slopes. We have been involved throughout the past 45 years with work done to develop policy statements for the Eastern Slopes and we worked extensively to help develop the 1976 Alberta Coal Policy.
On August 10, 2011, Maxim Power Corp. was given final approval by the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) to construct a 500-megawatt (MW) coal plant in the area of Grande Cache, Alberta. This decision was made just in time, enabling Maxim’s non-compliant plant to be commissioned before July 1, 2015 when new federal carbon legislation comes into effect.
Updated Status Report for woodland Caribou in Alberta, prepared for Alberta Sustainable Resource Development
A map of Alberta woodland caribou population names and range areas, from the Government of Alberta's Status of the Woodland Caribou Update 2010 report.
Wild Lands Advocate article, April 2010, by Steeve D. Cote
Statement of Concern from AWA to Alberta Environment, concerning mining applications by Grande Canache Coal on Caw Ridge.
Wild Lands Advocate article, February 2010, by Christyann Olson.
Wild Lands Advocate article, December 2009, by Ian Urquhart.
An application to construct a wellsite and access road in middle of the Narraway woodland caribou herd’s range in the northern foothills has been submitted to Alberta Energy Utilities Board (EUB) by Petro-Canada.