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Review hears closing arguments into proposed reservoir to protect Calgary from floods

April 7, 2021 Colette Derworiz - THE CANADIAN PRESS

EDMONTON – A lawyer for Alberta Transportation says there’s a serious and urgent need for a proposed reservoir that could protect Calgary from future flooding. Ron Kruhlak made the comment during his closing argument Tuesday before the Natural Resources Conservation

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First of three more storms hits California as drought retreats

January 19, 2017 John Antczak - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

LOS ANGELES – The worst area of drought in California has significantly narrowed to a small region northwest of Los Angeles that has stubbornly failed to benefit from Pacific storms that have drenched much of the state since the fall

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Alberta, TransAlta reach agreement to protect Calgary and other Bow River communities from flood and drought

April 28, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The province of Alberta has entered into a five-year agreement with power generation and wholesale marketing company TransAlta that will provide flood protection to Calgary, reduce the impacts of drought and help communities adapt to a changing climate. The five-year

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U.S. Justice Dept. announces charges in dam cyberattack

March 24, 2016 Tami Abdollah and Eric Tucker - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON – Seven hackers tied to the Iranian government were charged Thursday in a series of punishing cyberattacks on a small dam outside New York City and on dozens of banks – intrusions that reached into American infrastructure and disrupted

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Government of Alberta moves ahead with Springbank reservoir to help protect Calgary from flooding

March 24, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Alberta’s Ministry of Transportation said on Wednesday that the environmental impact assessment (EIA) required for the Springbank off-stream reservoir – part of the province’s overall flood mitigation strategy – is now underway. The EIA – which examines a variety of