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Why did a parliamentary committee suddenly destroy drafts of a final report on tar sands pollution? Here's what they knew ... by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, include mercury, arsenic, beryllium, copper, cadmium, thallium, lead, nickel ...
The Tyee · 8/30/2010
A two-year study of the Athabasca River by ecologists at the University of Alberta found levels of arsenic, copper, cadmium, lead, mercury, nickel, silver and zinc far in excess of national guidelines downstream from industrial oil sands sites in the ...
The Ecologist · 9/1/2010
A new study released by two Alberta First Nations communities in partnership with the University of Manitoba reports that certain carcinogens released in tar sands operations are ... contaminants arsenic, cadmium, mercury and selenium, as well as ...
NRDC SWiTCHBOARD · 7/8/2014
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Contradicting previous industry- and government-backed studies about the source of pollution occurring downstream from Alberta tar sands projects, a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that high levels of lead, mercury ...
Tree Hugger · ByMat Mcdermott · 8/30/2010
Again, I would argue, the link to the oil sands is incontrovertible,” he told VICE. For members of the ACFN and the MCFN ... although muskrat samples were again low. Mercury levels were also high for duck muscle, kidneys, and livers as well as moose ...
VICE · 7/11/2014
the Joint Oil Sands Monitoring program, a provincial-federal initiative, recently discovered an increase in mercury levels in the eggs of predatory birds living downstream from the oil sands, with some samples above the threshold that could be considered ...
People's World · 11/25/2013
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 will be different than what's happening in Canada, but strip mining is strip mining. There's nothing neat or ...
Salt Lake Tribune · 1/22/2015
But how bad are the tar sands? Let’s start with a satellite map of Athabasca ... ducks which in 2008 landed in tailing ponds of “this toxic soup of arsenic, mercury and carcinogenic hydrocarbons.” Cannon fire now scares them away before they land ...
Dissident Voice · 10/1/2014
As Canada exploits its oil sands ever faster, David Schindler calls for industry-independent environmental ... He and a colleague concluded that RAMP's data show increases in the concentrations of mercury in fish, and of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons ...
Nature · 11/25/2010
O’Connor suspected pollution from Alberta’s tar sands, 100 miles upstream from Fort Chipewyan ... Air pollution from the mines and processing plants have been found to spread mercury and carcinogenic polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) across …
mintpressnews.com · 2/19/2015