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Oilsands Air Pollutants Underestimated, Researchers Find
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, safety, scientists, environment, carcinogens, cancer, tar sands, oil sands, Canada, Alberta, Harper, discovery )

Michael
- 177 days ago - cbc.ca
The emission levels of some toxic air pollutants in the Alberta oilsands have been greatly underestimated, according to University of Toronto researchers.
New York Times Criticizes Canadian Government's Alleged Muzzling of Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, Harper, Canada, muzzling, silence, Oliver, tar sands, oil sands, environment, pollution, Alberta )

Michael
- 309 days ago - o.canada.com
The New York Times editorial board is taking the Canadian government to task for allegedly silencing publicly funded scientists, a strategy the Times says is designed to ensure tar sands production proceeds quietly.
Alberta Floods Unearth Bones, Bombs
Science & Tech  (tags: interesting, discovery, archaeology, environment, research, science, floods, flooding, Alberta, Canada, bones, ancient, animals, dinosaurs )

Michael
- 369 days ago - cbc.ca
The disrupted terrain caused by last month's historic flooding in southern Alberta is leading to new discoveries, including bones and bombs.
Denying Science Will Invite More Disasters
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, environment, climate change, global warming, Canada, Alberta, Flooding, Calgary, tar sands, fracking, oil sands, climate )

Michael
- 401 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Now that summer is here, our climate is once again trying to get us to notice that things aren't right. Southern Alberta is being hit by vicious flooding, creating a state of emergency in Calgary. Thousands displaced. Unimaginable dollars in damage.
'Smoking Gun': Tar Sands Report Eviscerates Industry Claims
Science & Tech  (tags: Tar Sands Report, Alberta, Canada, toxic and carcinogenic pollution, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, (PAH's), Proceedings of the National Academy of S, video: Toxic Alberta, refineries, oil sands )

Judy
- 568 days ago - commondreams.org
Researchers involved in the independent but government-funded study say the report eviscerates claims by the industry that heightened levels of toxins found in Alberta could be "naturally occurring".
   

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