07 Mar '12, 5pm

Green Blog: Canadian Official Defends Oil Sands: Alberta's premier says she is confident that the United States

Alison M. Redford , the premier of Alberta , said Wednesday that the debate over Canada’s oil sands development and the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline was tainted by a campaign of “misleading and false information” from opponents. Bloomberg News Alison M. Redford Speaking at a breakfast for reporters in Washington, Ms. Redford said that Alberta was sitting atop the third-largest proven oil reserves in the world and said it was in the short- and long-term interests of Canada and the United States to extract it, ship it, refine it and burn it. “This is a resource for which demand is only going to grow,” said Ms. Redford, a lawyer and politician who turned 47 on Wednesday. “There is no question there will continue to be demand for it. And there is no question there will continue to be questions about our province’s ability to produce it responsibly.” She said that A...

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