04 Dec '11, 1pm

This is a good website to help you understand Tar Sands.. Stop Dirty Fuels from @NRDC: / what they want to do is scary.

Click thumbnail to see the map TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would be the third new dedicated tar sands pipeline, and could import as much as 900,000 barrels per day of costly and polluting fuel, locking the United States into a dependence on hard-to-extract oil and generating a massive expansion of the destructive tar sands oil operations in Canada. Tar sands developments are already wreaking havoc on both people and wildlife in the region. For aboriginal peoples, the mining reduces local water supplies and increases exposure to toxic substances. Expanding tar sands operations also heightens the risk for NRDC's Peace-Athabasca Delta BioGem -- just downstream from these developments. In addition to the extraction impacts, the proposed pipeline would stretch 2000 miles from Alberta, Canada to Texas, threatening to contaminate freshwater supplies in A...

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/energy/dirtyfuels_tar.asp#.Ttt4MwPzhI...

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