Petroleum pipeline proponents say it’s an economic necessity to get oilsands crude to foreign markets. Opponents argue it’s an environmental imperative to prevent that flow.
Alberta government officials have been strenuously making the former case. They warn of imminent spending cuts due to plummeting royalty revenues, which in turn are the result of the low prices that oil companies in the province are receiving.
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