Alberta

Mixing Oil and Water

In Kern County California, scarce clean water is being turned to steam in order to get increasingly heavy oil out of the ground.

Environment

Opportunity and outrage at Canada's oil sands

The oil deposits in Northern Alberta are some of the largest in the world, but extracting and refining that oil is costly and dirty. Canada is under fire for its oil production, but it’s the United States that buying much of that oil, and new pipelines are being built to bring even more of it south of the border.

Environment

Pork producers push back at H1N1 fears

Swine flu means bad news for pigs and pig farmers, despite loud messages from the World Health Organization and CDC that the flu is not spread by eating pork. The Takeaway talks to Mike Faga, a Human Resources Director with Iowa Select Farms.

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