Canada: Ottawa too slow in planning for oilsands disasters

Postmedia News: Government oversight isn't keeping step with the rapid expansion of Canada's oilsands operations and assessments of new projects haven't properly taken into account disaster scenarios or overall impacts on the environment, according to an exhaustive review of Alberta's oilsands set to be released Wednesday. There's a need for quicker land reclamation after bitumen has been taken out of the ground, and better monitoring of underground water systems and a growing stock of tailings ponds as intense......

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