mercury and countless other carcinogens. The smell is sickening. It gets into your clothes, your skin. I spoke with people who live on the edge of this wasteland, whose health and livelihoods have been destroyed by the tar sands industry. …
The work was sparked by a damning 2010 study coauthored by University of Alberta ecologist David Schindler that concluded that oil sands plants were contaminating the Athabasca watershed with such toxins as mercury ... the …
Revised Bill Would Ban Mercury in Products, with Limited Exemptions for Some ... compact rocks, low permeability sands, and tar sands, as well as methane hydrates and gas in shales, compact rocks, low permeability sands, and …
Events are being held across the country to memorialize the event urging citizens to stand up against the use and transport of dirty tar sands oil. On July 25 ... release larger amount of pollutants, like mercury. BP Whiting, a refinery …
As the battle over the Keystone ... development, mercury up eightfold downstream of tailings ponds, etc. At first, the government said those chemicals must be naturally occurring, since the Athabasca River flows right through the tar
That's much hotter - and, counterintuitively typically safer - than today's reactors which might not raise the mercury sufficiently for industry ... the other environmental concerns associated with tar sands production, like land and water …
Unfortunately for fans of the tar sands, and people who dismiss "green" causes ... (Though, having lived in Northern Ontario during the mercury poisoning disaster of natives in the English Wabigoon region, I’m loath to dismiss aboriginal …
The work was sparked by a damning 2010 study coauthored by University of Alberta ecologist David Schindler that concluded that oil sands plants were contaminating the Athabasca watershed with such toxins as mercury ... the …