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The oil sands that are destroying Canada – well, it’s not so bad

WE hear often enough that the oil sands extraction plants in Canada are destroying vast areas of the countryside. The usual shout is that they’re destroying an area the size of Wales (something which usually has us English wondering whether they wouldn’t like to come and deal with the real thing).

You may or may not be surprised to find out that there’s ever so little, just a tad, a touch, of hysteria about this. A spot of exaggeration you might say even. Here’s a little report of a trip up there to see the oil sands projects. Note picture 8: that’s the one after all the devastation that’s done by the mining.

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Posted: 17th, September 2012 | In: Money | Comments (3)