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Kearl Oil Sands Project
The Kearl Oil Sands Project is a proposed oil sands mine and bitumen upgrader in the Athabasca Oil Sands region. Imperial Oil Resources and ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. are advancing public consultation and other work on a proposed development in the Kearl Lake area, about 70 km north of Fort McMurray.
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The proposed development will be on the following oil-sands leases:
They argue that a full environmental review must take place before the federal government can decide whether the project should proceed.“The panel's conclusion that a strip mine the size of 20,000 football fields with toxic sludge-filled tailings ponds visible from space will have no significant environmental effects makes a mockery of Canada's environmental assessment process,” said Stephen Hazell of Sierra Club of Canada.
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