The tar sands project would create a pit lake in its final stages that once full in 2065, would cap 486 billion litres of …
mercury, naphatic acid, and polyaromatic hydrocarbons into the river system, poisoning the land and downstream communities every single day. Given the provincial and federal complacency in enabling tar sands operations, the …
mercury, arsenic, lead, you name it,” David Schindler, professor of ecology at the University of Alberta, told the Canadian parliament last year. Research funded by the oil industry has suggested that the pollution around tar sands sites …
To think the real problem in the tar sands is PR is a mistake,' says PR pro Jim Hoggan ... bitumen, toluene, clay, benzene, mercury, hydrogen sulfide, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and naphthenic acids. But, sadly, yoghurt is not …
It took 20 years for the EPA to finally confront the truth that the utility lobby had snookered Congress back in the 1970s into allowing the indefinite operation of filthy coal-fired power plants belching not only carbon but also mercury, soot, …
The Schindler/Kelly study of snow and water samples from sites along the Athabasca river and its tributaries compared the levels of 13 persistent pollutants (PPE): mercury ... “New study links tar sands to carcinogens,” reported the Sierra Club.
tar sands, bitumen and petroleum coke for energy, a new Duke University study finds. "Human emissions of vanadium to the atmosphere now exceed those from all natural sources combined—by a factor of 1.7," said William H. Schlesinger, …
of mercury every year and over ten years it produces 3000 lbs ... releases from the mining and retorting of tar sands for their petroleum content is venting so much natural gas to the atmosphere that it is making up for the decreases in CO2 …
Although the Obama Administration has taken important steps on environmental issues such as crafting rules for …
They are released in high concentrations from tar sands projects, so people who live downstream have serious fears about contaminated water, fish and wildlife. Mercury contamination is another risk, because when the wetlands which …