Ala. Oil Sands Hold Lucrative Promise, Environmental Peril

Associated Press: A financial boon could be awaiting Alabama just below the earth's surface in parts of north and west Alabama. That's what some consider to be the potential of oil sands -- or tar sands as they also are called -- that geologists said are called in some areas, including Colbert, Franklin and Lawrence counties. According to some estimates, the oil sands hold 7.5 billion barrels of crude oil and a revenue source for the state that has remained untapped to this point. Environmental groups call......

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