That rotten stench in the air? It’s the smell of deadly gas and secrecy

From the Toronto Star and the National Observer series The Price of Oil:

“The view from the front porch, once a landscape of rolling hills, horse pastures and lush river valley, has been transformed.
“Today, Oxbow is surrounded by bobbing, black steel pump jacks and flare stacks burning off hydrogen sulphide and other dangerous gases that rise with the oil and trail off in ribbons of flame over green fields.” Read more.