While some have claimed that the boreal forest lands being disturbed by oil sands activities are the size of England, the actual disturbance is much smaller. What’s more, once operations are complete, all disturbed lands are reclaimed by law.
How much boreal forest has been disturbed by oil sands mines?
Oil sands producers work to minimize their land footprint and to reclaim all lands that are disturbed.
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