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Canada Calls For Review Of Teck's $23B Oil Sands Project

Law360, New York (January 20, 2012, 4:01 PM EST) -- Amid concerns over the possible destruction of fish habitats, the Canadian government is seeking additional information on Teck Resources Ltd.'s proposed 280,000-barrel-per-day Alberta oil sands mining project, which Environment Minister Peter Kent referred Thursday to an independent panel for a full environmental assessment.

Canada's fisheries and oceans division, as well as its transport ministry, should have a chance to weigh in and possibly take action on the proposed Frontier Oil Sands project before construction on the open-pit bitumen mine begins in 2014, the Canadian Environmental Assessment...
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