|Athabasca Oil Sands|
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Deborah Stine, Associate Director of Policy Outreach for the Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, is participating in a Canadian Pan-Prairie Energy Tour from March 24th to 28th, 2014 at the invitation of the Canadian government. She will provide her perspectives on the tour on this website.
The tour will profile innovation, environmental protection, and community engagement in the energy sector in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.
During the tour, she will discuss energy-related issues with government officials, industry and non-governmental organization representatives, aboriginal groups, and other members of academia. In addition, she will participate in technical visits to oil sands, a coal power generation plant with carbon capture sequestration technology, technology/research centers, and one of the most energy efficient buildings in North America.
Discussions and site visits will focus on the broad narrative with respect to Canada's energy sector, touching on oil, gas, clean coal, uranium and renewable energy. The Canadian government will be "sharing pictures, live-tweets, quotes and testimonials with participants and a broader web audience to demystify the energy tour process, and encourage a wide-ranging a discussion on all elements of the visit. Live Twitter sharing is available from: @MarcusThibault and the Tour Hashtag is: #EnergyPartners.