The Canadian Press

2010-06-25 | Oilsands Dead Ducks

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An Alberta judge found oilsands giant Syncrude guilty of federal and provincial wildlife charges in the deaths of 16-hundred ducks in 2008. The ducks died after landing on a company waste pond in northern Alberta. Cheryl Robb, a company spokeswoman, said they decided to take the issue to trial because they were concerned the charges set a precedent for mining companies. (The judge ruled Syncrude didn't do enough to deter birds from landing on one of its toxic waste ponds.)

Date: 2010-06-25
Placeline: ST. ALBERT, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we were concerned that it would open us up to private prosecution send special interest groups who has said that they would seek those prosecution and these are its government approved settling bases and so that's why this was not an easy decision for Central and it's been very difficult for employees >>