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Views from the bog-o-sphereTar sands well blowout raises questions about Alberta’s regulatory oversight

Switchboard – July 24, 2013
A tar sands well blowout that has been gushing for as much as 10 weeks contaminating a large area of Canada’s Boreal Forest killing dozens of animals, a new report reveals that Alberta’s regulatory system to prevent and enforce tar sands operations is lax and failing.   The blowout from Canadian Natural Resources Ltd.’s Primrose tar sands drilling operation gained public attention when an anonymous government scientist went to the press with concerns about failures to contain the spill. For full blog post, click here.

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