24 April 2014

EU tar sands fight not over, experts at stalemate

Years of fierce lobbying against draft EU rules that would label fuel from tar sands as more polluting than from other sources produced a stalemate on Thursday when a committee of technical experts failed to agree on the proposal. The European Union's executive and environmentalists say the "dirty" label is necessary to help fuel buyers choose the least carbon-intensive energy forms and help to curb global warming. Canada, home to massive crude reserves most of which are in the form of very...
| From Reuters | 2012-02-25 |

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