Blue Heron Updates
Syncrude is complying with an Environmental Protection Order issued by the Alberta Energy Regulator after the discovery of dead blue herons at its Mildred Lake site.
The order requires Syncrude to take specific steps in responding to this incident, including taking soil and water samples in the immediate area and implementing a wildlife mitigation plan to help ensure no more wildlife enter the area. Syncrude will also issue regular updates to report on its progress on its website.
Regular Update - February 23, 2017
Steps taken in the last month to remediate impact to wildlife:
- Reclamation activities completed have remediated impact to wildlife