Eco-group tells hearing Frontier oil sands megaproject would be a ‘carbon disaster’

If approved, Teck estimates the Frontier mine will directly employ up to 7,000 workers during construction and up to 2,500 workers during operation. (Image courtesy of Teck Resources.)

Some environmental groups are warning Teck Resources’ proposed Frontier oilsands mine will be a “carbon disaster” with direct emissions comparable to adding almost 900,000 vehicles on the road.

The $20.6-billion megaproject is undergoing public hearings in Fort McMurray before a joint review panel established by the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

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