New oil sands panic: Potentially ‘catastrophic’ changes underway in Canada’s northern Mackenzie River Basin

“The panel agreed the largest single threat to the Basin is a potential breach in the tailings ponds at one of the large oil sands sites mining surface bitumen. A breach in winter sending tailings liquid under the ice of the tributary Athabasca River, “would be virtually impossible to remediate or clean-up,” says the report.”

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