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Tar Sands Strategy Presentation Indicates 'Worst-Case Scenario' Has Come To Pass
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, destruction, climatechange, climate-change, CO2emissions, environment, Canada, Harper, oil sands, tar sands, Alberta, Keystone, pipelines, pollution, politics )

Michael
- 511 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
A strategic analysis carried out in 2010 for the tar sands identifies a "worst-case scenario" for the industry that appears to have come to pass.
Canadian Utility Finds a Use for Detroit's Pile of Oil Sands Byproduct
Environment  (tags: oil sands, pollution, green, conservation )

Cal
- 697 days ago - nytimes.com
In something resembling a bottle return program, Detroit's enormous petroleum coke pile, a byproduct of Canadian oil sands, is making its way back to Canada.
Witness - To The Last Drop   video
Environment  (tags: Witness, To The Last Drop, Aljazeera, Canada, Alberta, Tar Sands, dirty oil, cancer, Fort Chipewyan, oil sands, USA, First Nations )

Dandelion
- 887 days ago - youtube.com
A Faustian pact with the American energy consumer, the Canadian Gov't is doing everything it can to protect the dirtiest oil project ever known. Fort Chipewyan has experienced spike in cancer & dire studies have revealed the true consequences of dirty oil
In Canada's Tar Sands, a Dante's Hell Threatens People Nearby and Across the Globe
Environment  (tags: biogems, dirty fuels, gas prices, keystone 1, keystone xl, oil sands, tar sands, transportation bill )

Judy
- 1024 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
Here in the once pristine sub-Arctic, tar sands mining operations level vast swaths of boreal forests near native lands, as pipelines burst and spew corrosive chemical-laced tar sands oil into rivers and lakes.
The Keystone Debate: Forget the Pipeline, This Is About the Oilsands
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, energy, environment, Canada, Alberta, tar sands, oil sands, politics, pollution )

Michael
- 1169 days ago - cbc.ca
When supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline tout the benefits of TransCanada's $7-billion plan to ship crude oil from Alberta to Texas, they have a long list.
'Secret' Environment Canada Presentation Warns of Oilsands' Impact on Habitat
Environment  (tags: oil sands, pollution, protection, Canada, corporate greed, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, humans, politics, energy, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 1222 days ago - canadaka.net
Contamination of a major western Canadian river basin from oilsands operations is a "high-profile concern" for downstream communities and wildlife, says a newly-released "secret" presentation prepared last spring by Environment Canada...
TransCanada's Keystone I Is Shut Down Due to Mechanical Problems
Environment  (tags: bitumen, keystone, keystone xl, leaks, oil sands, pipeline, pipeline safety, spill, tar sands, transcanada )

Judy
- 1271 days ago - switchboard.nrdc.org
TransCanada's abysmal operating history with Keystone I should serve as a clear warning as the Obama Admin. considers the company's proposal to build an even larger tar sands pipeline, Keystone XL, through the nation's richest source of groundwater.
Oil Sands Activity, Not Wolves, Threatens Canadian Caribou
Environment  (tags: habitat, habitatdestruction, caribou, oil sands, wolves, wildlife, ecosystems, environment, research, conservation, destruction, energy, forests )

Cal
- 1412 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Four years of research has found that exploration and mining of Canada's oil sands appear to pose a much greater threat to the remaining herds of Alberta's caribou than does being eaten by packs of wolves.
CANADA--GOOD NEWS! Alberta Conservation Plan Stuns Oil Patch
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, environment, oil sands, tar sands, TAR SANDS, OIL SANDS, CANDA ENERGY PROJECTS, conservation, world, protection, humans, ecosystems, destruction, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, energy, habitat )

Cal
- 1490 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
The Alberta government has proposed new environmental rules that would revoke a number of oil sands leases - including those which already have active projects - in an effort to protect sensitive habitat, wildlife and forest land in the most industrialize
Canada Vows Stricter Look at Oil Sands Pollution
Environment  (tags: environment, oil sands, pollution, habitat, nature, protection, destruction )

Cher
- 1589 days ago - reuters.com
Canada said on Tuesday it will design a system to better monitor whether northern Alberta's huge oil sands projects are polluting waterways after an independent scientific panel found major flaws in the current monitoring system.
OUTRAGEOUS! Ottawa Kept in Dark on Abnormal Fish Found in Oil-Sands Rivers
Environment  (tags: radia-active, corruption, politics, scandal, oil sands, pollution, animals, destruction, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, nature, ecosystems, world )

Cal
- 1596 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
Hundreds of deformed fish found in rivers running through the Alberta oil sands have been collected and documented by an industry-led monitoring body, The Globe and Mail has learned, but the findings were not shared with the public or key decision makers
Monitoring of Canada Oil Sands Impact Flawed: Panel
Environment  (tags: research, humans, pollution, energy, oil sands, destruction, conservation, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, world, protection, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 1596 days ago - uk.reuters.com
Canada must do a much better job of monitoring whether oil sands projects are polluting waterways in the Western province of Alberta since the current system of oversight has major shortcomings, an independent scientific panel said
James Cameron Gets Close Look at Canada's Oil Sands
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, oil sands, world, protection, humans, habitat, energy, forests )

Cal
- 1676 days ago - reuters.com
Oil sands may not be the black eye on Canada that James Cameron asserted earlier this year, but the director of "Avatar" said after a high-profile visit that the energy resource could become one without more stringent controls on development
First Nations Escalating Opposition to Strategic Oil Pipeline Through Their Land
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, nature, water, oil pipeline, canada, first nations, oil sands, tar sands pipeline, spill, pollution, fossil fuels )

Kelly
- 1688 days ago - solveclimate.com
The Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project would ship 525,000 barrels of bitumen per day across territories claimed by 50 First Nations. Much of it would head overseas to feed fuel-hungry China and other Asian markets.
Oilsands Poisoning Fish, Say Scientists, Fishermen
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, water, wildlife, fisheries, fish, streams, rivers, canada, alberta, oil, fossil fuel mining, oil sands, oil industry, poison in water supply )

Kelly
- 1691 days ago - cbc.ca
Fish with tumours, deformities and signs of disease or infection were collected from the lower Athabasca River, Athabasca Delta and Lake Athabasca, downstream from the oilsands.
 

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