Regulator probes waterfowl landings on toxic Canada oil sands ponds

Reuters: New reports of waterfowl landing on toxic ponds of industrial waste in the oil sands of northern Alberta are being investigated by the Canadian province's energy regulator in light of the death of 1,600 ducks on such ponds in 2008. That incident six years ago led to charges against one of the biggest companies in the tar sands and boosted environmental opposition to operations there. "We've received reports from a few different companies in the area that there have been waterfowl landing on......

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