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Dirty Oil

Financial Times

Co-op backs oil sands awareness campaign

By Ed Crooks, Energy Editor

Published: March 15 2010 22:32

The Co-op is backing Dirty Oil, a new documentary that had its premiere in London on Monday night.

The film alleges pollution from oil sands production is contributing to high rates of cancer among local communities; a claim that is rejected by the industry.

The Co-op has put £100,000 towards marketing and distribution of the documentary in Britain. Its asset management arm is part of a campaign against oil sands investment by Royal Dutch Shell and BP.

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