Oil sands polluting Canadian river system: study

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Sables bitumineux Alberta Pétrole Canada

Canada, Fort McMurray: Vue aérienne d’un lieu d’extraction de sables bitumineux sur les rives de l’Athabasca. 23/10/2009. MARK RASTON/ AFP PHOTO

Canada’s vast oil sands operations are polluting the Athabasca River system, researchers said on Monday, in a report that is bound to fuel the environmental battle over developing the resource

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