Alberta Oil Sands Growing Source of Pollution: Report

Lucrative energy industry accounts for Canada's failure to curb emissions, but environmental NGO hopes the sector can become carbon neutral by 2012.

Sarah McGregor
Published: Wednesday, 11/30/2005 12:00 am EST

Rapid production of the Alberta oilsands will account for nearly half of the projected rise in greenhouse gas emissions in Canada by 2010, making it the country's fastest growing source of pollution, according to data released yesterday by the Pembina Institute.

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