Toxic and Tax Exempt: American Taxpayers Foot the Bill for Tar Sands Oil Spill Cleanup

OIL CHANGE INTERNATIONAL — In a January 2011 memorandum, the IRS determined that to generate revenues for the oil spill trust fund, Congress only intended to tax conventional crude, and not tar sands or other unconventional oils. This exemption remains to this day, even though …

[source: http://ecowatch.com/2013/american-taxpayers-foot-bill-tar-sands-cleanup/]

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