"In a new report, the University of Toronto's Munk Centre says the massive refinery expansions needed to process tar sands crude, and the new pipeline networks for transporting the fuel, amount to a “pollution delivery system” connecting Alberta to the Great Lakes region of Canada and the U.S.
It warns that the refineries will be using the Great Lakes “as a cheap supply” source for their copious water needs and the area's air “as a pollution dump.”"
Wednesday, October 08, 2008
globeandmail: Oil sands will pollute Great Lakes, report warns
globeandmail.com: Oil sands will pollute Great Lakes, report warns: