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What’s making Ottawa’s environment minister suddenly give the Vista coal mine proposal the fish eye?

Yesterday we learned that Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal environment minister, is reconsidering a decision he made in December to leave it up to the industry-funded Alberta Energy Regulator to decide if a huge coal mine expansion should be approved near Hinton, just east of the Jasper National Park gate. Even way back then, cynical observers […]