Press Releases

Press Release: Time to transition off coal to a renewable future

December 17, 2013 — The Saskatchewan Environmental Society is urging SaskPower to make a priority of permanently closing each of its coal-fired power plants at or slightly before the end of their scheduled operating lifetime, and replacing them with renewable sources of electricity, or with other low carbon emitting sources of electricity generation.

Press Release: A questionable fortune for Langham

December 4, 2013 — The Saskatchewan Environmental Society advised the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment that approval for the Fortune Minerals Metal Processing Facility, proposed for construction near Langham, should be refused.

Press Release: Kerrobert Oil by Rail

November 18, 2013 — The Saskatchewan Environmental Society has asked the Province of Saskatchewan and the Government of Canada to take a coordinated approach and to require that TORQ Transloading Inc. prepare an Environmental Impact Study on its proposed oil by rail terminal in Kerrobert, Saskatchewan.

Press Release: World moves toward more dangerous climate extremes

April 22, 2013 — The risk of more extreme weather and other dangerous climate change effects increases as carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere approach 400 parts per million (ppm) warned the Saskatchewan Environmental Society.