Salvation for Tar Sands?

Tar sands get a lot of bad press, much of it to do with the fact that the extraction and processing of tar sands bitumen creates a lot more pollution than other fuel sources. A few companies are working on a technology that could change this, though. If all goes to plan, the greenhouse gas emissions from tar sands development could be significantly reduced, diminishing one element of environmental harm that has fanned opposition to this fuel source. Watch the video below to learn more about this technology and what its implications could be. 

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  • Report this Comment On August 24, 2013, at 9:15 AM, cdkeli wrote:

    Another "miraculous" idea to allow the use of the tar sands as economically viable as baby formula,,,if you believe this then I've got some valuable real estate just 100 miles off the coast of Miami with a great view of the ocean you can get cheap!!

  • Report this Comment On August 24, 2013, at 1:35 PM, TommyPeligro wrote:

    While do left wing journalists ALL use the incorrect term 'TAR sand' it is "OIL SAND". Tar sand is a completelt different product.

    But then when trying to form public opinion, derogatory terms get more press.

  • Report this Comment On August 24, 2013, at 2:19 PM, XMFSMurph wrote:

    Dear readers/viewers, I do hope you'll forgive my flub. I seem to have said "Transcontinental" when I meant "Transcanada." I didn't even realize I'd done that. Video can be an unforgiving medium. Apologies for any confusion.

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