Clayton Thomas-Muller began his question by telling him he supported the announcement of the British Columbia to place a new moratorium on “tar sands” shipments to the coast. “I support it because I believe in climate action, clean water …
The Keystone XL is designed to carry up to 830,000 barrels of oil a day from the tar sands region of northern Alberta to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The pipeline was first proposed nine years ago, but was rejected by President Barack …
The proposal has drawn strong opposition because the line would carry Canadian tar sands crude across environmentally sensitive areas in the Mississippi River headwaters region where American Indians harvest wild rice and hold treaty …
FOH is not opposed to pipelines in the state. Its position is Enbridge’s proposed route for Sandpiper and Line 3 is not the best way to get North Dakota crude oil and tar sands oil through the state and to an Enbridge terminal station in …
(For a graphic detailing capital spending in Canada's oil sector, see: http://tmsnrt.rs/2BnxD5x) Hydraulic fracturing of shale oil and gas can yield quicker returns on smaller investments than extracting tar-like bitumen from the oil sands. Shale ...
Contradicting Alberta government assertions that toxins in the watershed occur naturally, the researchers said mercury, arsenic, lead and cadmium are among 13 toxins released into the Athabasca, which flows north through the oil sands …
The disappointment over the ozone decision has been overshadowed by the controversy over the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a nasty piece of work that would start in the tar sands of Alberta and run like an accident-waiting-to-happen through …
On Dec. 16, the Obama administration is expected to finally release new standards for protecting us from mercury and other toxic heavy metals from power plant emissions. All of us have reason to be glad, but parents (and anyone who …
“This latest vote of no-confidence from a major financial institution shows that tar sands are becoming an increasingly toxic business proposition,” John Sauven, executive director of Greenpeace UK said in a statement.
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The World Petroleum Congress (WPC) met there this week, and many of the thousands of participants came to find out about the oil sands of northern Alberta. The oil is trapped in a viscous tar that is found under forests the size of …