The expansion of Shell Canada’s Jackpine oilsands project will destroy 8,500 hectares of wetland and have an irreversible impact, says Canada’s environment minister.
But she’s not too concerned. In fact, Ottawa thinks the project is in the public’s interest.
And how will the public be compensated for this loss of 8,500 hectares of irreplaceable wetlands?
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