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In Canada's Alberta province, oil sands boom is a two-edged sword
FORT CHIPEWYAN, Canada — In the Cree language, the word "athabasca" means "a place where grass is everywhere." Here in Alberta, the Athabasca River slices through forests of spruce and birch before spilling into a vast freshwater delta and Lake Athabasca.
By Neela Banerjee
October 21, 2013