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The greatest environmental crime in history

Posted by TheGreen on 12/11 at 03:32 PM

I hadn’t given much thought to Alberta’s oil sands projects, other than that yes, they produce more oil and that adds to the problems facing the world. But getting the oil out of there in the first place has some pretty horrific effects on the environment - before it ever makes its way to your car. Check out this story from The Independent about BP’s decision to get in on the oil sands game. Think about it the next time you buy a car, crank on your oil furnace or think of moving to Alberta for one of those high-paying jobs.

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