Canada: Tar sands snubbed by ‘green’ retailers

Toronto Star: Two trendy North American retail chains have washed their hands of Alberta's high-carbon oil sands, as environmentalists intensify a campaign to demonize the Canadian fuel. Organic food retailer Whole Foods Markets Ltd. and home furnishings chain Bed Bath and Beyond are believed to be the first major companies to stipulate to their fuel suppliers that they don't want gasoline refined from crude oil coming from the Alberta oil sands. Oil sands production is criticized by ......

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