Terrible for the environment but could make Canada the number 1 producer of oil.
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The price of crude oil has slumped to its lowest point in six years, and that has sent some major oil companies scrambling to get out of expensive tar-sands projects in Alberta, Canada. 890 more words
On March 13, the Alberta government announced two new policies meant to provide environmental protections in the Athabasca Oil Sands area. The Tailings Management Framework for Mineable Oilsands… 218 more words
On April 3, the environment-decimating tar sands oil company, TransCanada, announced that its $12 billion Energy East project was now set to come online in 2020, instead of 2018 as originally planned. 199 more words
In the San Francisco Bay Area of California, the Chevron refinery in Richmond is a familiar sight and one that is a constant reminder of the negative health effects that has plagued the community as a result of its presence. 770 more words
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A decision on whether to allow the Keystone XL Pipeline to be built in the U.S. could come at any time, but there are myriad other projects on the table designed to do exactly what Keystone XL was designed to do: transport Canadian tar sands oil to refineries. 675 more words