Destroying Canada’s Forests for America’s Oil
“Nowhere else in the world where this much money is being invested”
**REVISED** Oil Stains in the Boreal Forest:
The Environmental Cost of Canada’s Oil Sands
An eBook by Stephen Leahy
Oil Stains in the Boreal Forest is a 30-page eBook presenting a factual overview of the environmental impacts of pumping more than 1.1 million barrels of oil — 175 million litres (50 million gallons) — each day to thirsty US markets.
Based on a 4-part investigative journalism series, leading scientific and environmental experts along with industry officials are interviewed.
Recipe for making a make a gallon of gasoline from the oil sands:
- burn 1500 cubic feet of natural gas
- use up 700 litres of water
- dig up two tonnes of earth and rock
- dump 948 litres (250 gallons) of mine tailings
And that’s just the beginning – now the crude has to be processed.
Oil Stains in the Boreal Forest includes pictures of the destruction of virgin boreal forest, links to access additional information, and a peek at a new economic study that shows oil company profits are subsidized by not having to pay for their pollution.
Download your copy of the updated 2009 version 2.1 today for only $3.75
Oil Stains in the Boreal Forest: The Environmental Cost of Canada’s Oil Sands 2.1
eBook -Version 2.1 (2009) - full-color, 8 1/2 x 11″, 30 pages (14 mb pdf download)
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