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27 December 2010

Tar Sands, Phosphorus, and Playing Chess with Gorillas

Athabasca River – Grand Rapids (Photo David Dodge, Pembina Institute) Under Pressure An unexpected surface discharge of brine has prompted a call for better groundwater mapping in Canada. Renowned limnologist David Schindler recently had this to say following the discovery of brine seeping up into a mined-out tar sand basin: “Concerns over the poor mapping of groundwater in the area have been voiced for many years, and this is an …


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