Saturday, 18 July 2015

Large Pipeline Spill in Alberta 'Stark Reminder' of Dangers of Tar Sands

Common Dreams

Rupture near Fort McMurray may be one of province's largest. Story here.


John Fefchak said...

We, as humans, continue to pollute and destroy what all living things need to survive and exist on this planet, earth……WATER.

John Fefchak said...

Excerpts from his letter.

Catholic Bishop Bouchard said: “The integrity of creation in the Athabasca oil sands is clearly being sacrificed for economic gain.”

Bishop Bouchard’s letter said development has damaged the region’s boreal forest and reduced the habitat of wildlife and birds, while the toxic tailings ponds from oil sands mining projects are a threat to aquifers and the water quality of the Athabasca River, which flows through the region.