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Alberta Tar Sands - In Photos


SCC’s Prairie Chapter Director Lindsay Telfer had a rare glimpse at the immense impact the Albera Tar Sands are having on the landscape. Below are a series of photos taken on her trip over the area in October 2006.

tar sands collage

Top left - Overhead of mining operation, top right - tar sands tailings, lower left - sink holes of the McClelland Lake Wetland Complex, lower middle - the low flow of the Athabasca River, and lower right - oil sands upgrader. Photos by Lindsay Telfer.





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