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The deserted oil wells in Canada are an environmental time bombs

With its flaking red paint, broken pressure gauge and cranks fallen to the ground, an oil well sits forsaken in western Canada, like tens of thousands of others that have been out of service for decades—but never plugged. Activists and experts say the existence of these inactive oil and gas installations—often dug hundreds of meters (yards) below the surface in Alberta province—is a ticking ecological time bomb for the vast country.

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    • Sarah Chabane

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      This is unacceptable, the Canadian government should tackle this issue instead of pushing for more oil and gas exploitation

      • Saustine Lusanzu

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        This is not acceptable

        • Richard Orengo

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          Canada should look into this situation

          • Dawn Stephens

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            They are incredibly dangerous and should have been sealed! The greed and selfish behaviour of these company is just unreal! Repair your damage and make these dangerous place’s you created in the surface of the earth in exploration & drilling for oil Safe!

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