On the agenda are the lead poisoning prevention efforts that are under way in Northeast Oklahoma, mercury exposure through fish consumption ... The afternoon panel will cover the tar sands pipeline, how Tar Creek got its name, the tar
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 …
2013 Tar Sands Healing Walk: The healing walk is a walk of healing ... The spill contained damaging compounds such as arsenic, mercury, cadmium, lead and manganese. The contaminants were found to exceed safety levels as far as 40 …
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, 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 …
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.
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, …
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 …
The refining of tar sands oil requires huge amounts of natural gas and water in a process called steam injection. The used water, 400 million gallons every day, acquires many carcinogenic compounds such as lead, nickel, mercury, arsenic …
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 …