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Despite risks, Canada’s tar sands industry is betting big on oil trains

(Source: DeSmog Blog, March 14, 2019)

NEW YORK — Last year, Canada exported a record amount of tar sands oil to the U.S., despite low oil prices leading to major losses once again for the struggling tar sands industry. That achievement required a big bump in hauling oil by rail, with those daily volumes in late 2018 more than double the previous record in 2014 during the first oil-by-rail boom.

Full story: DeSmog Blog

Friday, March 15, 2019

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