Tar-sand risks threaten health of Puget Sound -Times Op Ed

Tar-sand risks threaten health of Puget Sound:  In a Special to the Times today, April 5, 2012:  “The risk from tar sands is too high for local and state agencies to allow these synthetic oils and raw materials increasingly to flow into Washington refineries, say a group of environmentalists concerned about the health of Puget Sound.”  To link to the entire analysis of why the Tar Sands oil poses significant risks to the Puget Sound ecosystem and beyond, click here.

The article is written by Aaron Sanger, Director of US campaigns for ForestEthics, and Thomas Bancroft, Executive Director of People for Puget Sound with contributions from Friends of the Earth and RE Sources for Sustainable Communities.

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