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On Ravaged Tar Sands Lands, Big Challenges for Reclamation

When Alberta’s oil sands industry marked its 40th anniversary in 2007, one statistic stood out among the many that measure economic success and environmental impact: Not a single acre of mined land had been certified as being "reclaimed" to government standards.

Debate: State Dept Moves Keystone XL Closer to Approval, But Does Conflict of Interest Taint Report?

A long-awaited report from the State Department has dealt a potential major blow to efforts to stop the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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