[Sust-mar] Sierra Club says END SUBSIDIES to Tar Sands!
Paul A Falvo
pfalvo at chebucto.ns.ca
Wed Oct 5 09:19:27 EDT 2005
OTTAWA (CP) - It's irresponsible for Ottawa to keep subsidizing new
tar-sands operations given the record profits the industry is making,
environmentalists say. At issue are tax breaks - environmentalists call
them subsidies - which were introduced when the price of oil was much
lower, and when the economics of tar sands extraction were much less
attractive than they are now.
[. . .]
"Who shall the government help - low-income seniors or tar sands?"
Elizabeth May asked at a news conference Monday. "I know who I would
[. . .]
C The Canadian Press 2005
Article edited sue to copyright.
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