Sources and Resources for “Tar Sands Fever!”

A great deal of information on Alberta tar sands development and effects can be found at these Pembina Institute websites: www.pembina.org and www.oilsandswatch.org/pub/203.

Sources for this article include the following

National Energy Board, “Canada’s Oil Sands: Opportunities and Challenges to 2015: An Update,” June 2006,www.neb.gc.ca/energy/EnergyReports/EMAOilSandsOpportunitiesChallenges2015_2006/EMAOilSandsOpportunities2015Canada2006_e.pdf

-------------------, Canada’s Oil Sands: Opportunities and Challenges to 2015. An Energy Market Assessment, 2004, www.neb-one.gc.ca/energy/EnergyReports/EMAOil sandsOpportunitiesChallenges2015/EMAOil sandsOpportunities2015QA_e.htm.

Myles Rowat, Boom Times: Canada’s Crude Petroleum Industry, Statistics Canada, September 2006.

Report of the U.S. National Energy Policy Development Group, May 2001, www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/can-am/washington/trade_and_investment/energy-en.asp.

Martin Kaste, “Canada Digs Oil Out of the Ground for U.S.” NPR Morning Edition (Business), December 2, 2005, www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5031024.

Govinda Timilsina, Nicole LeBlanc, and Thorn Walden, Economic Impacts of Alberta’s Oil Sands, Canadian Energy Research Institute, 2005.

U.S. Energy Information Administration, www.eia.doe.gov/pub/oil_gas/petroleum/analysis_publications/oil_market_basics/paddmap.htm.

Peter Blancher and Jeffrey Wells, “The Boreal Forest Region: North America’s Bird Nursery” commissioned by the Boreal Songbird Initiative and the Canadian Boreal Initiative, April 2005, www.borealbirds.org/bsi-bscreport-april2005.pdf.

Environment Canada, “Western Boreal Conservation Initiative–Backgrounder,” 2004.

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M. Griffiths, A. Taylor, and D. Woynillowicz, Troubled Waters, Troubling Trends: Technology and Policy Options to Reduce Water Use in Oil and Oil Sands Development in Alberta, May 2006, www.oilsandswatch.org/doc.php?id=612.

D. Woynillowicz, “Oil Sands Fever: The Environmental Implications of Canada’s Oil Sands Rush,” The Pembina Institute, November 2005.

PollutionWatch, “PollutionWatch Fact Sheet: Alberta Pollution Highlights,” no date,

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Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, “Industry Facts and Information: Oil Sands 2005 Statistics,” www.capp.ca/default.asp?V_DOC_ID=688.