Cancer fears spark call to halt Alberta oilsands growth

Study finds unsafe levels of carcinogens downstream from oil developments

Jon Harding, Financial Post

Published: Thursday, November 08, 2007

CALGARY — Aboriginal leaders living downstream of oilsands developments in Alberta’s northeast Athabasca region are renewing calls for a moratorium on new oilsands projects due to high levels of carcinogens found in water, sediment and wildlife.

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