The Political Panel’s Murray Mandryk and Stefani Langenegger discuss the controversy over the province’s $1.4B carbon dioxide capture project with Morning Edition host Sheila Coles. You need to watch it.
This reminds me a lot of some of the Devine mega projects that never worked as promised which this Saskatchewan Party seems to still be in love with. This is the first one they made happen and it’s really not working nearly as well as they promised. As Murray Mandryk said, maybe Wall should not has been as smug as he has been.
Also as Mandryk says, maybe you can’t effectively capture coal in western Canada. As Langenegger points out, SaskPower rate payers are actually subsidizing Alberta oil companies to get oil out of the ground. This project is a big mess.
If you want to read more, check out James Fallows in The Atlantic on clean coal from 2010.