‘Why not nuke Alberta?’
EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT: The environmental cost of the oil sands has always been daunting, even a bit crazy
WILLIAM MARSDEN | October 15, 2007 |
Half a century ago, scientists seriously considered using nuclear bombs to extract petroleum from the Alberta oil sands. As it began, so it continues, argues William Marsden’s Stupid to the Last Drop; the means are less violent, but the environmental toll is still devastating.
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