Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Oil Sands Development Polluting Alberta Lakes: Study

Globe & Mail
Oil-sands development is polluting nearby remote Alberta lakes with rising levels of a toxic carcinogen, refuting long-standing claims that waterway pollution in the region is largely naturally occurring, a study has found. Details here.

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