Algae Used to Appease Obama on Keystone Pipeline’s Carbon Impact

Algae Used to Appease Obama on Keystone Pipeline’s Carbon Impact

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An oil pipeline sits under construction near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Alberta, where most of the 170 billion barrels of recoverable reserves of bitumen are located, collects C$15 per ton of carbon from industrial emitters who don’t meet mandatory reduction targets established by the provincial government.