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Forecasting the impacts of oilsands expansion

Forecasting the impacts of oilsands expansion

Published June 20, 2013

By Simon Dyer, Jennifer Grant, Eli Angen

Pembina has quantified a number of metrics of oilsands production on a per-barrel basis, including land disturbance, air emissions, water use, greenhouse gas emissions, and tailings production.

This provides a comprehensive assessment of current and potential future impacts based on approved projects as well as growth projections.

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