Crude Awakening

Crude Awakening

Alberta's Oil Patch

DVD - 2007
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Alberta's tar sands are sometimes called the Saudi Arabia of the North, an oil deposit so rich it's transformed Canada into an energy superpower. But there's a catch. This oil is heavy. Scraping it out of the earth and separating out the valuable stuff is a massive enterprise and it's turning Canada into one of the most polluting countries in the world. This documentary reveals, Albertans concerned about contaminated water, dimnishing air quality and increased health risks say it's time to slow the pace down, and environmental groups are proposing steps to achieve a carbon-neutral tar sands.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Canadian Broadcasting Corp., c2007.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (23 min., 15 sec.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.
Alternative Title: National (Television program)


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