Alberta Tar Sands and Mackenzie River Delta
But to make another comparison, just as headwinds and unseasonable weather have complicated their ride, the “To the Tar Sands” group riders have found oilsands issues to be more complex than they’d thought.
During the rally, protest organizer Chris Goss said the premier promised Marie Lake oilsands development wouldn’t proceed until questions regarding potential environmental risks were answered.
The crew, comprised of members from across Canada and the U.S., stopped at the Legislature yesterday morning, speaking to politicians and bureaucrats about Alberta's oilsands and the environment.
Several environmental and social activists began submissions on Thursday to the regulatory panel probing the C$16.2 billion ($15.3 billion) Mackenzie Valley gas pipeline on the proposed development's cumulative effects.