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  • J.H. Crawford
    Hi, This is a bit off topic, but for anyone who wonders about the human costs of synthetic crude oil, this is an eye-opener:
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 30, 2007
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      Hi,

      This is a bit off topic, but for anyone who wonders about
      the human costs of synthetic crude oil, this is an eye-opener:

      http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2007/oct/30/energy.oilandpetrol


      Mud, sweat and tears

      The vast tar sands of Alberta in Canada hold oil reserves six times the size of Saudi Arabia's. But this 'black gold' is proving a mixed blessing for the frontier town of Fort McMurray, fuelling both prosperity and misery. As the social and environmental toll mounts, Aida Edemariam reports on the dark side of a boom town

      etc.


      Joel


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