The Beaver Lake Cree Judgment: The Most Important Tar Sands Case You’ve Never Heard Of

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The Beaver Lake Cree Nation’s traditional territories blanket an area about the size of Switzerland. Thirty per cent of tar sands production, or about 560,000 barrels of oil, are produced on BLCN land every day. The oil industry has plans to grow this number to 1.6 million barrels a day.

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Thanks to the Desmog website for these infographics.  Click on any photo to read the whole story of this interesting court case with  many battles already behind it; more on the near horizon. 

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