Energy Minister Pete Guthrie is issuing a ministerial order under the Responsible Energy Development Act requiring the AER to receive evidence that municipal taxes have been paid when approving licence transfers or new licences.
“While most companies pay their taxes regularly and on time, there are a few delinquent companies that owe overdue property taxes. That is why we’re putting in place this ministerial order – to continue building on our recent work. Our goal is to reduce unpaid taxes throughout the province.”
“Our government is serious about addressing the ongoing problem of unpaid municipal taxes. This problem has lingered for far too long, and while some viable companies have started to pay their back taxes, others are still not getting the message. This direction to the Alberta Energy Regulator will have real consequences for those delinquent companies. In Alberta, we pay what we owe, and it’s time to pay up.”
The departments of Energy and Municipal Affairs have worked together on this directive. Companies will now have to confirm that their unpaid municipal taxes across the province do not exceed the maximum threshold allowed or that they have a repayment agreement in place whenever they apply for new licences or for licence transfers because they’re seeking to sell their assets.
This measure will help reduce unpaid taxes and reassure municipalities and Albertans that companies are financially healthy and able to meet their tax obligations.
“The RMA is pleased to see the province taking action to hold oil and gas companies accountable for paying property taxes. Although only a small number of companies avoid their property tax payment obligations, this issue has had major fiscal impacts on rural municipalities across Alberta. As 41 per cent of unpaid taxes are owed by companies that are currently operating, we are optimistic that this change will have an immediate positive impact in rural Alberta. We look forward to working with the AER and relevant ministries to determine how our members can support the AER in enforcing this new requirement.”
Under Alberta’s liability management framework, which launched in 2020, the AER revised their licence eligibility requirements to include a more holistic assessment of a company’s financial health that is applied through the life cycle of an asset. The new directive strengthens the AER’s approach by making payment of municipal taxes a necessary and mandatory condition for approval, based on available data.
The maximum threshold will be determined after reviewing the AER’s analysis of current licensee information related to unpaid municipal taxes, and in consultation with Municipal Affairs and Energy.
Municipal Affairs and the AER will work together to create an annual list of companies whose unpaid municipal taxes exceed the threshold amount. Companies on this list will be targeted by the AER to provide proof of tax payment. This approach provides the most effective opportunity to collect taxes owed without increasing unnecessary red tape for the many companies already paying their taxes as required.
- Along with the liability management framework, other actions the Alberta government has taken to address the issue of unpaid taxes by oil and gas companies include:
- Municipal Affairs has restored a special lien in legislation to give municipalities priority over other creditors and has provided the Rural Municipalities of Alberta with a $300,000 grant for resources and training related to the special lien.
- Municipal Affairs continues to deliver the Provincial Education Requisition Credit (PERC) program, which gives municipalities a break on their education property taxes by giving them credit for uncollectable taxes on oil and gas properties.
- The government conducted the Unpaid Oil and Gas Property Taxes survey in 2022 and found these key findings:
- A cumulative $220 million in unpaid taxes has been reported by municipalities, with $130 million in tax arrears (including penalties and interest) and the remaining $90 million in cancellations.
- Many of these taxes will not be recoverable outside insolvency proceedings because they are owed by companies no longer operating or because the taxes have already been written off by municipalities, or both.
- A smaller but significant portion of unpaid taxes, approximately $76 million, is owed by companies that are still operating and is potentially recoverable, including through repayment agreements.
- Municipalities have reported they already have repayment agreements in place to help collect $48 million in unpaid taxes. There is further potential for municipalities to recoup another $28 million from companies that are still operating.
Per- and polyfluoroalkylated substances (PFAS) are all around us, in many places. You can find these persistent contaminants in our soils, water, and in our atmosphere. PFAS have ended up in our environment through the effluent of its manufacturing process, in the waste streams of industrial processes, and from the use of PFAS-based firefighting foam.
PFAS also appear in everyday items, such as flame-, water-, and stain-resistant sprays made for furniture, cookware, and clothing. These manufactured chemicals, used since the 1940s, can have negative health consequences for humans.
Thankfully, jurisdictions around the world are setting guidelines, regulations, and standards for specific PFAS. They are taking steps to assess their potential for human exposure. Progress has been slower in Canada, and we haven’t seen many regulations from Canadian provinces on PFAS. Here’s why we think they’re needed.
Uncertainty and gaps in research
Much of the research into PFAS has focused on two parameters: perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). PFAS, however, are a class of chemicals. Researchers have recorded over 4,700 individual compounds. And researchers typically observe PFAS in the environment as an assortment of several compounds, not just individual compounds.
While guidelines have slowly started taking shape at the federal level, here’s one thing that hasn’t changed: the lack of regulations on PFAS from Canadian provinces. This is both in the context of provinces’ contaminated sites programs—our current field of practice—or in the context of hazardous waste management or the wastewater industry.
This regulatory inertia is mainly caused by deep uncertainty and gaps in research on PFAS toxicity, as well as the physical properties for all but a select few of the chemicals in the family. We also have a limited understanding of the effect caused by the exposure to two or more compounds at one time. This results in health effects that may be greater than the sum of the effects of the individual compounds.
Let’s look at what other countries are doing before examining the situation with Canadian provinces.
What are other countries doing?
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has published technical guidelines dealing with the sound management of wastes impacted by persistent organic pollutants (POP). These pollutants are chemical compounds that remain in the environment for a while. These guidelines include PFAS-containing wastes. The guidelines require that people dispose of waste in a way that destroys or irreversibly transforms the POP content.
In the U.S., PFAS oversight mainly sits with the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). In 2021, the USEPA developed its PFAS Strategic Roadmap. This plan sets out commitments focused on advancing PFAS research, restricting the release of PFAS into the environment, and accelerating the remediation of PFAS-contaminated sites.
As part of this initiative, the USEPA cut the de minimis exemption for PFAS for the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI). This means that PFAS releases into the environment under a minimum threshold are no longer exempt from reporting to the TRI. The USEPA has also reduced its drinking water limits for certain PFAS by several orders of magnitude.
Some states have also established environmental limits for PFAS. In 2023, more than half a dozen states have brought in new measures—from labelling requirements to bans of PFAS in products. Buy-in at the state level, however, has not been unanimous.
Australia also leads the charge in addressing PFAS. In 2018, an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) on a National Framework for Responding to PFAS Contamination came into effect to respond to PFAS contamination. Under the IGA, Australians have done several things. They’ve adopted a PFAS contamination response protocol, applied a PFAS national environmental management plan, and implemented guidelines to provide advice to government agencies involved in responding to PFAS contamination. A PFAS taskforce, established in 2016, coordinates these initiatives. Dealing with PFAS contamination has become a national priority.
The persistence of PFAS has generated a sustained scientific and political challenge to resolve, and it continues to be an issue in many places.
So, what’s Canada’s position on PFAS?
What the Canadian federal government is doing
On a federal level, Canada took steps to deal with PFAS in the environment beginning in 2006. That year, the federal government concluded that PFOS, its salts, and other compounds could enter the environment under conditions that could have a harmful effect on the environment or its biological diversity. The human health assessment concluded that the 2006 levels of PFOS exposure were below levels that might affect human health. Since then, the government has taken additional steps:
- By 2012, the government included the chemicals spotlighted in 2006 in Canada’s Prohibition of Certain Toxic Chemicals regulations.
- In 2016, Health Canada expanded its drinking water screening values beyond PFOS and PFOA to include seven other PFAS. The department also expanded its soil screening value to include PFOA. A year later, Health Canada published soil screening values for seven additional PFAS.
- Between 2018 and 2021, Health Canada introduced drinking water screening values and soil screening values for two additional PFAS. Health Canada also reduced the drinking water screening value for one PFAS and issued drinking water quality guidelines for PFOS and PFOA.
- Other federal initiatives include the publication of a federal environmental quality guideline for PFOS by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC). In 2021, the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment issued soil and groundwater guidelines for PFOS, incorporating existing guidelines from Health Canada and ECCC.
- Lastly, in spring 2021, Canada announced its intention to address PFAS as a class, instead of individual compounds, since parameter-specific information is lacking for most PFAS.
But the existing federal guidelines are not enough. Canada’s provinces need to partner these guidelines with provincial regulatory guidance. Without this, there will be no drivers to take any action for the monitoring of—or the assessment and remediation of—these chemicals.
What are Canadian provinces doing?
Canadian provinces are struggling with the uncertainties that surround the management of PFAS in the environment. This is particularly true of the uncertainties related to our understanding of the toxicity of many PFAS and their potential presence in our drinking water, or in a wide range of effluents streams with existing monitoring guidelines.
Provinces acknowledge the issue, mainly for PFOS and PFOA, and the potential presence of these contaminants in our wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) effluents and in terms of their relative toxicology. In the absence of hard data, sustainable cost-effective treatment technologies, and the potential for ambient levels found in the environment from multiple potential sources, provinces have not proposed any guidelines or standards beyond those proposed by federal government departments.
Some provinces are taking steps towards developing guidelines or standards. British Columbia currently provides soil standards for PFOS and perfluorobutane sulfonate (PFBS). The province also provides water standards for PFOS, PFOA, and PFBS in the water and soil schedules as part of recent amendments to its regulations.
Quebec provides surface water guidelines for PFOS and PFOA. Using these, groundwater guidelines can be calculated. In January 2023, Alberta issued a soil guideline for PFOS and groundwater guidelines for PFOS and PFOA.
We’ve seen movement in Ontario when it comes to drinking water. In 2021, Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation, and Parks released its annual report on drinking water. The ministry documented its recommended interim drinking water advice when it comes to PFAS. The following year’s report, released in December 2022, states that Ontario is currently working with Health Canada and other provinces and territories to develop new guidelines for PFAS as a group based on treatment technology.
Considering the environmental and human health challenges created by these chemicals, provinces need to start proposing standards for PFAS for which we have a baseline of reliable information related to their environmental fate, transport, and toxicity. This should include environmental standards for soils and groundwater, waste management and waste disposal, and effluent monitoring from various sources such as WWTPs and landfills.
Good news and bad news
The good news is that people are paying attention to PFAS. And not just through litigation, but also through public awareness and media coverage. The focus on PFAS is no longer limited to just manufacturing plants and firefighting applications. We’ve seen a new awareness of its use in consumer goods and in industrial applications. The USEPA and the Australian government have stepped up to the forefront of regulating PFAS. They’re laying the groundwork for other forms of government to follow their lead.
The bad news? Although there is now an established guideline for PFOS, the Canadian government still lags in setting guidelines for other PFAS. This is concerning as many PFOS phase-out programs are just substituting out PFOS and PFOA for other lesser known PFAS. And yet, having only the single regulated parameter at the federal level is better than the lethargy of most Canadian provinces on regulating PFAS in the environment.
It’s time for the scientific community to work under federal and provincial leadership (with the associated funding), and in collaboration with the international community, to produce sustainable solutions that are based on sound risk management. Not risk aversion. Canada would benefit from a strong federal initiative towards PFAS comparable to what we are seeing in the US and Australia.
Along with a federal initiative, Canadian provinces must act. We need to protect the environment and ourselves from the effects of these contaminants. It’s time for leadership.
Alberta may have to return $130M in unspent federal funding for oil and gas well cleanup
The cash is part of the federal government’s $1.7-billion program in 2020 aimed at addressing the environmental risk of the aging oil and gas infrastructure, while also providing jobs to the beleaguered energy services sector after the pandemic began and oil prices crashed.
The federal money was divided between B.C. ($120 million), Alberta ($1 billion) and Saskatchewan ($400 million). Alberta’s Orphan Well Association received a $200-million loan to support the cleanup of wells left over when companies go bankrupt.
Initially, Alberta’s program ran into problems as government staff were overwhelmed by a flood of applications. Eventually, tens of thousands of projects were approved to use up all of the federal funding.
However, some of the money has still not been spent as some of the approved cleanup work was not completed. The government did not provide a specific reason why.
CBC News has learned Alberta is expected to return about $130 million, which the provincial government has confirmed as a fair estimate.
In total, after almost three years since the funding was announced, Alberta approved 37,589 applications, although 3,445 of those were not completed, according to the government’s website.
Final invoices from oilfield service companies are still being received.
“A few other ministers and I have written to the federal government to keep the left-over funds here in Alberta. We are still awaiting a response,” wrote Energy Minister Pete Guthrie in an emailed statement.
According to the Alberta Energy Regulator, the province still has tens of thousands of inactive oil and gas wells, which pose an environmental risk because of the potential soil and water contamination, in addition to the release of methane gases.
Last week, officials with the Indian Resource Council (IRC), which represents more than 100 First Nations with oil and gas reserves, met with the province’s environment and energy ministers to lobby for the $130 million to be spent on the continued remediation of wells on First Nation land.
“It’s a challenge,” said Stephen Buffalo, president of the IRC, pointing out how the federal funding included a clause that required the provinces to follow a specific timeline and noted that any unspent money had to be returned.
As part of Alberta’s program, the government allocated more than $100 million for cleanup projects for First Nations.
“It was very beneficial and very positive. So, we’re doing what we can to keep that program going,” said Buffalo, noting that about 350 community members received skills training.
Removing the aging wells and pipelines can free up land for First Nations to use for housing and other purposes, he said.
“Our community land mass is not getting any bigger, but their populations are,” Buffalo said. “So we have to start looking at protecting the land, cleaning the land, so we can use it for the needs of our communities.”
To date, the federal government says that more than 7,135 full-time jobs in B.C., Alberta, and Saskatchewan have been supported, and over 49,000 wells have been addressed.
“The Department of Finance is in contact with all participating provinces as they wind down their respective well closure programming,” said spokesperson Benoit Mayrand, in an email, about whether the federal government will allow Alberta to keep the leftover funds.
Saskatchewan’s Accelerated Site Closure Program wrapped up last week and spokesperson Natosha Lipinski said, “We are confident that all $400 million in program funding has been spent in the province in support of Saskatchewan businesses and workers. No program dollars will be returned to the federal government.”
About 8,800 wells were reclaimed, in addition to some pipelines and other infrastructure, Lipinski said.
A B.C. government spokesperson said the province will release final numbers for its well cleanup program in the coming weeks.
Alberta auditor general seeks reforms to how province manages oilpatch liabilities
(Source: Canadian Press) Alberta’s system for managing environmental risks from old oilpatch facilities still hasn’t spelled out how it will collect security to ensure cleanups and doesn’t do enough to check that the work gets done, the province’s auditor general said Thursday.
“We conclude that (the Alberta Energy Regulator) had liability management processes in place during the audit period, but not all those processes were well designed and effectively mitigating risks associated with closure of oil and gas infrastructure,” said Doug Wylie’s report.
The report acknowledges that the United Conservative Party government has failed to come to grips with Alberta’s increasingly pressing problem of what to do with the thousands of abandoned and inactive wells and kilometres of pipeline that remain on the landscape, said University of Calgary resource law professor Martin Olszynski.
“There are obvious things that can be done and they refuse to do those things,” he said.
Wylie acknowledged the regulator is reforming how it evaluates and ensures the cleanup of old energy sites.
However, he said that program has yet to deal with two major issues — the so-called “legacy sites” that have been abandoned and inadequate security collected to ensure the number of such sites doesn’t increase. Wylie said current programs that mandate spending on well closures may not be getting at the problem sites.
“Licensees have focused more on low-risk and lower-cost sites,” Wylie wrote.
He noted that 74 per cent of reclamation certificates have been issued for sites that were never brought into production.
Wylie said the regulator should develop and release targets to ensure the public can gauge whether enough old sites are being cleaned up.
He also pointed out that Alberta still lacks timelines for operators to remediate their sites. The report contains a graph showing an increase in the number of inactive wells in the province every year since 2000 — save for 2021, when the federal government provided $1 billion for cleanup.
The report emphasizes that, despite some reforms, important questions remain on how Alberta collects security from energy companies.
“We recommend that the Alberta Energy Regulator determine how much security needs to be collected, when it will be collected, and how collection will get enforced,” it says.
The government has had three years since it began its reforms to answer those questions, said Olszynski.
“They refuse to do anything that might cost the industry money.”
As well, Wylie said the regulator needs to tighten up supervision of remediation programs.
About 17,000 suspended wells don’t comply with regulations. No process exists to ensure abandoned wells are living up to environmental standards. Automated approvals for reclaimed wells are rarely checked up on.
“We recommend that the Alberta Energy Regulator evaluate compliance assurance activities for suspended wells and routine abandonments,” said the report. “(The regulator should) ensure there is evidence of review of remedial action plans.”
Olszynski said that became a problem when the regulator was handed responsibility for enforcement as well licencing energy activity.
“It’s hugely problematic,” he said. “What’s going on on the landscape? How are you checking?”
In its response, the government didn’t indicate whether it would accept and adopt Wylie’s nine recommendations.
“The auditor general’s report shows that we are making significant progress addressing the cleanup of oil and gas sites,” Alberta Energy spokeswoman Gabrielle Symbalisty said in an email.
“We appreciate their review and recommendations about the new framework, and we will continue to work collaboratively with the (regulator) to improve the process.”
Opposition NDP energy critic Kathleen Ganley said that based on the report, Alberta’s oil and gas liabilities continue to grow under the UCP after failing to provide proper oversight regarding the cleanup of wells.
“Rather than properly addressing the growing liabilities from oil and gas infrastructure, the UCP plans to give away up to $20 billion in royalty credits to profitable companies to clean up their wells — something they are already legally required to do,” she said in a statement.
“This failure to address these growing liabilities … is damaging to our energy industry’s reputation. It shows the UCP can’t be trusted to manage the industry or protect Alberta taxpayers.”
Olszynski said the audit shows Alberta has a problem.
“This is not bureaucratic incompetence. The regulator is captured (by industry).”
NWT Indigenous leaders call for investigation of oil sands’ impacts
Leaders of northern Indigenous peoples are calling for a “full, independent investigation” of the downstream impacts of oil sands pollution.
The call, issued at a water summit held in Inuvik last week, comes in the wake of controversy over months-long contamination emanating from Imperial Oil’s Kearl facility in northern Alberta.
The Dene Nation, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation and NWT Métis Nation are requesting a new investigation of oil sands’ effect on water and air quality, aquatic ecosystems and human health, incorporating traditional knowledge and western science.
A joint statement directed that request at “Canada, Alberta and other respective governments.”
Delegates at the water summit also want those governments to provide new supports for Indigenous-led monitoring, fund an independent engineering assessment of every oil sands tailings pond’s integrity, and do more to hold industry accountable for reclamation and remediation costs.
The statement calls on Alberta and industry leaders to commit to greater accountability regarding “the management, notification and monitoring of tailings ponds and any leaks,” and seeks broad commitments from all governments “to engage with Indigenous governments as full partners on regulatory development and reform efforts for tailings management.”
Imperial’s Kearl oil sands mine continues to operate but has been ordered by the federal government to take immediate action to stop months-long seepage of wastewater. A separate release of millions of litres of tailings at the same site was also revealed last month.
NWT residents and the territorial government have expressed grave concern at both the incidents themselves and the way in which they were handled by Imperial Oil, Alberta’s regulator and the province’s government.
Inuvik’s water summit, organized by the Dene Nation, took place last week. The joint statement was issued on Tuesday.
Tools in the toolbox
Among other points, the statement also requests “the full participation of Dene, Inuvialuit and Northwest Territory Métis Nation as leaders on all transboundary water matters.” At the water summit, multiple delegates complained that current transboundary water agreements – such as the one between the NWT and Alberta – don’t fully include Indigenous governments.
Cynthia Westaway, senior counsel at Ottawa-based First Peoples Law, told delegates at the summit that Indigenous peoples of the North “need an action plan” to have oil sands concerns addressed.
“That is why this is exciting, that we have the nations gathered here together for the first time in a long time, and we can do something,” Westaway said.
“We’re not really using all the tools that we already have in our box. We also need more tools – we need more support and new funding.
“I know you will all go back to your various tables in your regions, where you lead, and I hope that there will be even stronger statements and resolutions coming from those tables, insisting that this is a global issue.”
Westaway is an advocate of using the federal Species at Risk Act to demand that governments “pay the proper attention” to oil sands’ impact on the likes of threatened caribou in the North, and also wants Indigenous participation in transboundary agreements to be strengthened.
But she also told delegates they should seek allies by appealing to the needs and wants of Alberta’s political class.
“If we know and we understand that we’re downstream, and they’re doing whatever they need to do for economic development, then we can change our approach a little bit,” Westaway said.
“For example, I needed to build a large women’s shelter. And I pitched it for the funding as: ‘I have a huge construction project, I’m going to train new construction workers and bring economic benefit to this area.’ And we got our funding.
“If I had said, ‘I want to build a women’s shelter,’ I would have got zero.”
Applying that analogy to the oil sands, she said politicians have an interest in securing power for the long term, so Indigenous peoples should appeal to that long-term focus.
“If you want to be in power as a political leader in Alberta, and you want to be in there for the long term, then we can help you, because we’re looking long-term,” she said, giving an example of how groups could position themselves.
“We’re looking at what’s happening in a sustainable environment: if you think you want to harvest trees or harvest furs, harvest anything long-term, you’d better have a plan or your economy is going to disappear, dissipate, die. Your water is going to be gone.
“Those are the kinds of things that, frankly, speak to the people today. But they also speak to the economic interests of other politicians. So I think it’s the way that we approach this, to make sure that we’re looking after the people, and also making sure there’s a long-term strategy that fits with other interests that seemingly don’t care.”
Tim Herron, a summit delegate on behalf of the NWT Métis Nation, underscored the importance of answers that extend beyond water.
“It’s not only about water, it’s air,” Herron said last week.
“Every day, 24 hours a day, we’re breathing that bullshit into us – whereas water, most of us are drinking it out of a plastic bottle now, not from the tap. The municipalities have authority to give us clean, healthy water, but who’s looking after the air for us?
“When you’re saying the toolbox is there, while we always had the tools, we never had the box to get them in, organized,” he concluded. “We’re getting there.”
Seeking comments on the Discussion Document on Proposed Amendments to the Cross-Border Movement of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations
March 22, 2023, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) released a discussion document on Proposed Amendments to the Cross-Border Movement of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (XBR), (the discussion document). This publication initiates a 30-day period during which stakeholders, interested parties and Indigenous groups may submit comments to ECCC.
These proposed amendments are intended to strengthen Canada’s ability to meet its obligations under the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal (the Basel Convention), as well as to strengthen implementation and improve the clarity of the XBR. In particular, we are seeking input on:
- Implementing controls for international movements of all e-waste
- Implementing the Basel Ban Amendment to the Basel Convention
- Strengthening implementation and improving clarity by:
- Addressing shipments without a permit
- Including a hybrid approach to determining waste and recyclable material
- Allow an interim operation during a rerouting of shipment to a final operation
- Costs of the proposed amendments
The discussion document is available at: Share your thoughts: Proposed amendments to the Cross-Border Movement of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations – Canada.ca
The Cross-Border Movement of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Materials Regulations, which came into force on October 31, 2021, can be found on the Government of Canada’s website at the following address: CEPA Registry – Canada.ca.
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