Awful and unlikely “energy source” might soon break ground in Eastern Utah-
Because of its tremendous environmental impacts and poor quality energy (little to no net energy is produced), I haven’t considered oil shale/tar sands mining much of an environmental threat in the desert of Utah. I suppose most others have felt the way. As RL Miller says in his article below, a tar sands project has been “flying under the radar.” Without more of a public uproar it will soon break ground near the national parks of Eastern Utah.
What an outrage! This kind of thing needs to be killed dead and a stake driven through its heart. The tar sand mining in Alberta has been called the single most destructive energy project on the planet.
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Tar Sands Mining: Coming NOW to the United States. By RL Miller. Daily Kos.