Published on Monday, August 10, 2015 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer Going where few Canadian leaders dare to tread, author and political candidate Linda McQuaig set off a political firestorm this weekend by suggesting that much of the Alberta tar sands should be left “in the ground” if the country has any hope of achieving its […]
Energy outlooks predict surge in tar sands, with or without key pipeline
Internal emails indicate industry successfully lobbied federal government against new regulations
ruling shows that the oil industry and the world’s largest corporations can’t run roughshod over the Tribe, the people of Idaho or our nations’ most precious natural assets
Imminent tar sands development threatens western US
investigators from the Bryan County Sherriff’s Department had been spying on a Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance training camp
State Dept. redacted biographical portions of the EIS that pointed to ERM’s ongoing close consulting relationship with ERM Group and TransCanada.
The air remains hazardous to breathe in, it emits a putrid strench, and the water in Lake Conway is still rife with tar sands crude.
hydrocarbon-derived contaminants, known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), have polluted the landscape surrounding tar sands operations