OpEdNews: Toxic carcinogens from tar sands oil production underestimated – report

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Production of crude oil in western Canada emits more harmful carcinogens into the environment than official estimates let on. The Keystone XL pipeline would move tar sands oil from Alberta through the US to Texas. A new study by the University of Toronto-Scarborough reported that Canadian officials may have underestimated emissions of harmful carcinogens known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)from Alberta tar sands.

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