10 Jan '12, 1am

Oil Sands Foes Are Foes of Canada, Minister Says

In an unusual open letter released on Monday, Canada’s natural resources minister charged that “environmental and other radical groups” used “funding from foreign special interest groups to undermine Canada’s national economic interest.” The remarks by the environment minister, Joe Oliver, apparently refer to donations from charitable foundations based in the United States. His sharply worded letter appeared the day before an independent review panel was to begin hearings on a proposed pipeline to carry production from Alberta’s controversial oil sands project to Canada’s west coast for tanker shipment to Asia. That project, the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline , is widely seen as the energy industry’s contingency plan if the Obama administration ultimately turns down the Keystone XL pipeline, a project to move oil sands production from Alberta to the Gulf Coast. Keyston...

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