Environmentalists’ report to call for Ottawa to act on oil sands

OTTAWA — Alberta’s oil sands are the most destructive project on Earth, causing environmental damage well beyond provincial borders, a new report says.From acid rain falling in Saskatchewan to toxic pollution spewing from Ontario oil refineries, a report to be released this morning by Toronto-based Environmental Defence calls on Ottawa to act where Alberta will not.

The environmentalists will be joined by two Alberta native leaders, who will describe first hand how oil sands pollution is affecting fish and water on their traditional lands.

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