Extracting crude from the tar sands requires first clear-cutting the forest above ... Some studies say they routinely leak …
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SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco State University will stop investing its endowment in coal and tar sands companies, joining a growing list of universities that are avoiding investments in fossil fuels, the school said Tuesday. The …
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The pipeline would transport oil from the Alberta tar sands in Canada to American refineries at the ... were exceeded for seven [priority pollutants]—cadmium, copper, lead, mercury, nickel, silver, and zinc—in melted snow and/or water …
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lead and mercury into two rivers. Both scientists and aboriginals fear that a breached tailing pond could poison water for 40,000 people and travel all the way to the Arctic Ocean. Bad Engineering and Government Neglect The accumulation …
The Athabaska tar sands development currently centers around Fort McMurray ... The waste liquid from this steam/solvent process contains mercury and a variety of other toxic compounds, and cannot be released into the …
Study contradicts Alberta government and industry claims that pollutants are from natural sources and not from the expanding production of oil from tar ... mercury, nickel, silver and zinc far in excess of national guidelines downstream …
Tar sands (a.k.a. oil sands) are an unconventional deposits of ... of aquatic life were exceeded for seven [priority pollutants]—cadmium, copper, lead, mercury, nickel, silver, and zinc—in melted snow and/or water collected near or …
Twenty-five people arrested last summer for taking direct action to stop a tar sands strip ... like mercury and arsenic. And where do we expect to get the water it demands, when the Colorado is already drying up? U.S. Oil Sands claims this …
ThinkProgress: Just one week after Al Jazeera discovered that regulatory responsibility for Alberta, Canada’s controversial tar sands would be handed over to a fossil-fuel funded corporation, federal scientists have found that the area’s viscous ...
The pipeline would transport oil from the Alberta tar sands in Canada to American refineries at the ... were exceeded for seven [priority pollutants]—cadmium, copper, lead, mercury, nickel, silver, and zinc—in melted snow and/or water …
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