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Vol. 14, No. 7 Week of February 15, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Syncrude charged in duck deaths

Canada, Alberta to prosecute 9 months after 500 ducks die in tailings pond; industry regulator sets new standards for toxic ponds

Gary Park

For Petroleum News

Itís an image that wonít go away and has now become the international poster-child for all the ills of Albertaís oil sands. Pictures and TV footage of 500 migrating ducks meeting their fate in a tailings pond at the Syncrude Canada operation have achieved for opponents of oil sands development what....

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Joint prosecution

Opposition from both sides


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