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While highlighting issues with contaminants and species at risk, the briefing note did not directly link environmental impacts to the oil sands, saying that "oil-sands-related pollutants in the environment are generally not at concentrations that give cause for concern.
While highlighting issues with contaminants and species at risk, the briefing note did not directly link environmental impacts to the oil sands, saying that "oils-ands-related pollutants in the environment are generally not at concentrations that give cause for concern.
Chairman Anthony Coombs said: "Whilst economic conditions will take time to become more certain, the resilience of our own performance and current positive trading trends give cause for continued cautious optimism.
But new work in the UK is not likely to start again until at least 2011 as the economy continues to give cause for concern.
And Scotland boss George Burley has reassured club bosses, such as Cardiff's Dave Jones, that the trip shouldn't give cause for concern.
Shami Chakrabarti, director of Liberty, said: "These pictures give cause for serious concern.
The ambient juice market has been in overall decline for some time, but in the past six months there have been some green shoots of recovery, which give cause for optimism.
For Hibs, life must go on after Broonie and there have been enough green shoots of new stars in the making to give cause for optimism.
Ouija Board continues to give cause for optimism amongst her backers ahead of tomorrow's Dubai Sheema Classic after trainer Ed Dunlop issued another positive bulletin over her wellbeing.
Only three convictions for so-called "shaken baby syndrome" deaths have been found to give cause for concern, the Attorney General, Lord Goldsmith said yesterday.
The 'he' in question is always a striker who has a relatively simple chance to convert, most often a one-on-one with the keeper, but never an absolute tap-in, which wouldn't give cause for such self-important squawking in the aftermath.