Join Western Resource Advocates to protect public health and safety and our environment and stop the commercial development of the dirtiest of dirty fuels – oil shale and tar sands.

For the first time, energy companies in the United States are working to commercially develop the dirtiest of dirty fuels – oil shale and tar sands. Oil shale and tar sands will produce two to three times as much greenhouse gas as other fuels, strip mine vast areas of public lands, pollute our rivers and air, and harm wildlife. With advancement in clean energy resources, there there is no need to develop the dirtiest fuel on the planet in the U.S. This factsheet provides more information about this issues and how you can join Western Resource Advocates to protect public health and safety and our environment and stop the development of the dirtiest fuel on the planet.