Dear EarthTalk: What is “tar sands oil” and what is the controversy over possibly building a pipeline for it from Canada into the United States? — Bill Berkley, Omaha, NE

Trudi’s Corner: Ability May Not Be The Name Of The Game

What a vicious society we live in, were ability may not be the name of the game. How positively sick is the fact as to what’s been happening in certain areas? How many can remember when it was noted how many personal family members were employed by the county? Did it ever change? Now we have the same in another direction.