Canadian Government, Media Officially Unconcerned About Environment

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Conservatives Trash Oilsands Court Ruling; Papers Bury Story

Sloughing off a court decision which held that a proposed Imperial Oil (i.e. Exxon Canada) oilsands project is an environmental hazard in the waiting, the Conservative Cabinet of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave a green light to the development yesterday.

In response to which, Canadian papers tucked the story into the business pages – in those cases where you could find any coverage at all.

Is it any wonder?

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