New Report Another Blow to Keystone Pipeline Supporters

By: Tuesday July 23, 2013 4:20 pm

A new report out today finds that enforcement of environmental infractions by companies in the Alberta oil sands are 17 times lower than similar infractions reported to the United State’s Environmental Protection Agency.

The report, authored by the environmental non-profit Global Forest Watch, looked at more than fifteen years of data on recorded environmental mishaps by oil sands companies, tracking the follow-up actions taken and the final verdict on fines.

 

Another Hit to Canada’s Tar Sands, Major Research Study Dropped

By: Wednesday March 20, 2013 6:30 pm

The Helmholtz Association of Research Centres, a major German scientific body with more than 30,000 researchers and US$4.4 billion in annual funding, has dropped out of a joint Alberta tar sands project over fears that the project was damaging the institution’s reputation.

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