Oil Sands Fever to Strike Edmonton with 10-fold Increase in Upgrading

The first ever report to provide an in-depth look at the environmental impacts of upgrading oil sands bitumen in the Edmonton region was released by the Pembina Institute today. It provides an assessment of the cumulative environmental impacts of a 10-fold expansion of upgrading capacity proposed for Edmonton’s doorstep, and it recommends that the Government of Alberta only approve new projects once environmental and infrastructure plans are completed and implemented.
You can download the full report, Upgrader Alley: Oil Sands Fever Strikes Edmonton, and a fact sheet at www.oilsandswatch.org.
Read the full Pembina press release here.

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