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  •  That spill in Mayflower, AR, (3+ / 0-)

    and the one into Talmadge Creek, MI were 'no problem'? Back in Alberta,

    An independent study has concluded that the Athabasca River contains elevated levels of pollution downstream of the Athabasca oil sands. Testing has shown this portion of the river contains mercury, lead and 11 other toxic elements.
    The local natives have been contracting cancers and auto immune diseases linked to those toxins produced by oil extraction processes at increasing numbers far above normal levels. Even the fish in Lake Athabasca have tumors. No problem... if you want to have your land, livelihood and life destroyed.

    Your link does not support the rail option. Try this: SHOCKER: Reuters Debunks State Dept. Claim Of Major U.S. Tar Sands Imports By Rail If Keystone Pipeline Scrapped(TP)

    "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

    by Ginny in CO on Sun Jun 23, 2013 at 12:16:10 AM PDT

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