Eau de tailing pond

With the NDP leader in Alberta, there is debate there and here, including this claim from Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver.

And later, on CBC’s Power & Politics with Evan Solomon, Oliver said tailings ponds created through oilsands development are being cleaned up. “The fact is the tailings ponds are being cleaned up and you’ll be able to drink from them, you’ll be able to fish from them,” Oliver said. “The land will be brought back to its original state.”

Meanwhile, an oil spill has been discovered in northwest Alberta.

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