EPA's Jackson cheers Avatar's haul

Environmentalists have drawn comparisons to mountaintop removal coal mining and development of Canada's oil sands, and director James Cameron has talked up the movie's eco-themes.

Jackson had predicted Avatar would win best picture at the Oscar's but the award went to The Hurt Locker.

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