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Opposition Mounts as First Tar Sands Mine in US Gets a Green Light

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Last week, a new front opened in the struggle against tar sands mining in the U.S. If you didn’t know that tar sands mining is in the works on this side of the border in the first place, you’re not alone. Most people don’t realize that tar sands extraction, which has caused tremendous pollution and environmental degradation in Canada, has crossed the border to U.S. soil, where it has taken root in Utah.

Read more: http://www.indypendent.org/2012/09/08/opposition-mounts-first-tar-sands-mine-us-gets-green-light

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