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Buffy Sainte-Marie on Tar Sands: 'You'Ve Got to Take This Seriously'
Environment  (tags: tar sands, activism, indigneous rights, water, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, energy, politics )

- 1553 days ago -
'If you really want to see something historic in your life, go to Fort McMurray and just bear witness to what they're doing,' says legendary musician-activist Sainte-Marie.
Study Finds Industry Underreporting of Oil Sands Pollutants .Com/2014
Environment  (tags: tar sands, study, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

- 1563 days ago -
A new study has found that certain types of chemical pollutants emitted by Canada's oil sands tailing ponds have gone underreported for years.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Beverage Company to End Use of Toxic Tar Sands - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: tar sands, corporate respnsibility, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, politics, protection )

- 1588 days ago -
Despite public support for sustainable practices and corporate responsibility, PepsiCo, one of the world's most recognized beverage and food distributors, has failed to keep its promise of water stewardship by fueling its trucks with oil made from toxic t
EMERGENCY KXL: Earth's Future in the Friday News Dump -SIGN PLEASE !!
Environment  (tags: kxl pipeline, DOS, KERRY, CO2emissions, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, globalwarming, pollution, humans, wildlife, healthconditions, habitat, politics, LIES, BIG OIL, TAR SANDS )

- 1600 days ago -
A State Department report has just declared that the environmental impact of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would be acceptable. This clears a path for Secretary of State John Kerry to give his approval to the pipeline.
Hearings Begin in Northern Alberta Over Smell From Nearby Oil Sands Operations
Environment  (tags: pollution, politics, world, tar sands, healthconditions, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, environment, conservation, humans, healthconditions )

- 1611 days ago -
An Alberta Energy Regulator hearing into fumes from oil sands operations near Peace River got underway Tuesday.
Alberta Doctors Reluctant to Treat Patients Who Draw Connection Between Tar Sands and Health
Environment  (tags: healthconditions, tar sands, world, protection, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, environment, humans, destruction, ecosystems )

- 1611 days ago -
Court hearings begin today in Alberta over regulation of industry accountability of emissions from tar sands plants.
Neil Young Blasts Canada's Leaders, Big Oil for 'Killing' First Nations
Environment  (tags: tar sands, Neil oung, First Nations, development, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, world, nature, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 1620 days ago -
"The blood of these people are on modern Canada's hands," said the veteran rocker, who will perform benefit concerts to mount a legal challenge against Alberta's tar sands development.
16 Arrested Blocking Tar Sands Megaload in Oregon
Environment  (tags: activsim, environment, tar sands, protection, energy, destruction, habitat, humans )

- 1644 days ago -
On Monday evening climate justice groups stopped a controversial shipment of equipment bound for the Alberta tar sands
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 )

- 1654 days ago -
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.
Canada's Great Inland Delta: A Precarious Future Looms
Environment  (tags: tar sands, water, protection, humans, wetlands, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, world, globalwarming, climate-change, wildlife )

- 1681 days ago -
The Peace-Athabasca Delta, one of the world's largest freshwater deltas, is facing major change as rising temperatures, a prolonged drought, and water withdrawals for Alberta's tar sands industry threaten to increasingly dry out this vast expanse of water
Tar Sands In Situ Projects Excluded From Federal Environmental Assessment
Environment  (tags: Environmental Defence, Canada, Ministry of Environment, tar sands, in situ mining, Copenhagen Accord, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Harper Government )

- 1695 days ago -
The latest in a series of moves clearing the way for major tar sands expansion, the federal government has announced certain projects will no longer require a federal environmental impact assessment before approval.
After Sparking Outrage In Detroit, Koch Brothers' Tar Sands Waste Now Piling Up In Chicago
Environment  (tags: animals, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, globalwarming, government, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, pollution, research, science, tar sands )

- 1708 days ago -
Petroleum coke is a high-carbon, high-sulfur byproduct of Canadian tar sands that are shipped from Alberta to the U.S. to be refined and is rapidly becoming a cause for concern in Chicago.
Toshiba Nuclear Reactor For Tar Sands Extraction
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, nuclear energy, tar sands, nuclear reactor, Toshiba )

- 1712 days ago -
How's this for a HAREBRAINED SCHEME!?! The Daily Yomiuri reports Toshiba is building the reactor at the request of an unnamed oilsands company.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Tar Sands Ecocide, Block Canada's Energy East Pipeline
Environment  (tags: tar sands, Canada, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, humans, politics, world, pollution, nature, pollution )

- 1716 days ago -
From the deforestation of old-growth boreal forests, to the fouling of land and water as the carbon intensive oil is mined and extracted, to the constant dangers of far-flung spills as the viscous oil is transported, through its burning and release of tar
CANADA: Judge Quashes Alberta's Decision to Bar Environmentalists From Oilsands Hearing
Environment  (tags: tar sands, Canada, environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, protection, humans, politics, world, pollution, nature, pollution, water, government )

- 1720 days ago -
Alberta's Environment Department has been rebuked by a judge for working behind the scenes to silence groups that question the effects of oilsands operations on the environment.

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