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Conservatives tout fossil fuels as way to improve air and water quality

A new parliamentary report released by the Conservatives touts fossil fuels as a way to improve air and water quality and expand human lifespans. Entitled The Cross-Canada Benefits of the Oil and Gas Industry, the report of the House of Commons committee on natural resources is the culmination of a four-month study undertaken by the Conservative-dominated […]

June 13, 2014

A new parliamentary report released by the Conservatives touts fossil fuels as a way to improve air and water quality and expand human lifespans.

Entitled The Cross-Canada Benefits of the Oil and Gas Industry, the report of the House of Commons committee on natural resources is the culmination of a four-month study undertaken by the Conservative-dominated committee.

(Both the NDP and Liberals refused to sign on to the report this week and instead wrote dissenting opinions, outlining how the…