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Old Alberta wells that fail standards raise fears; critics seek tougher rules

Dormant oil wells in Alberta should be meeting minimum safety standards within five years, due to a new program from the Alberta Energy Regulator. However, critics suggest that the volume of wells that don't meet the minimum standards - up to 37,000 - is a problem. This Edmonton Journal article explains the AER program, including how it will be enforced.

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