Canadian Mining Journal


ENVIRONMENT: New AEMERA website is single source for oil sands monitoring reports

EDMONTON – The Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency (AEMERA) has launched a website portal featuring information and findings related to monitoring programs in the oil sands.

The site features articles, stories, data and results contributed by all partners who monitor the region. These include the Alberta Biodiversity Monitoring Institute, Wood Buffalo Environmental Association, Lakeland Industry and Community Association, Environment and Climate Change Canada, and the Peace River Area Monitoring Program.

“Working with communities, industry, scientists and monitoring organizations in the oil sands region, we are transforming and improving environmental monitoring and scientific evaluation, and are providing information about our work in a timely, transparent and understandable way,” said Jay Nagendran, AEMERA president and CEO.

Go to to access the information. Visitors are encouraged to submit questions about environmental monitoring and participate in a brief poll.