Program 177

AIRDATE:10/04/05

PROMO: Oil sands sensors garner ASTech Award for ARC's Rod Ripley and Syncrude's Pat Dougan

ARC's Dan Wispinski outlines the new Online Biodiesel Quality Registry

Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan presents Dr. David Hik with $150 million for International Polar Year research

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TITLE: Rod Ridley, Business Unit Manager, Sensors Engineering Unit, Alberta Research Council and Pat Dougan, Senior Research Associate, Syncrude Canada
SUBJECT: #177 Oil Sands Sensors
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There’s good news on the oil front from the Alberta Research Council. The development of new sensors to stem the flow of lost bitumen has won the ARC and Syncrude a joint ASTech award for innovation.


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TITLE: Dan Wispinski, Business Unit Leader, Fuels and Lubricants Group, Alberta Research Council
SUBJECT: #177 Biofuels Online Quality Registry
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With concerns over greenhouse gas emissions and the search for alternatives to fossil fuels, interest in biodiesel is on the rise. A new program at the Alberta Research Council will help small producers of this fuel from canola and other crops.


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TITLE: Honorable Anne McClellan, Deputy Prime MInister of Canada
SUBJECT: #177 IPY Receives $150 Million Federal Funding
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TITLE: Dr. David Hik, Canad Research Chair in Northern Ecology, University of Alberta and Executive Director, Canadian International Polar Year Secretariat
SUBJECT: #177 IPY Receives $150 Million Federal Funding
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International Polar Year just got a big boost from the federal government with the announcement of $150 million dollars towards polar research.


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