Members of the advocacy group found little research, since it was one of the first spills of tar sands oil ... where the oil …
"It’s well-documented that the tar sands itself is one of the world’s largest ecological ... In terms of toxic emissions, for example, it says the oilsands industry ranks fifth for mercury, sixth for cadmium, eighth for lead and eighth for four ...
It takes a lot of energy and water to extract bitumen, the tar-like viscous ... PAHs in waters near oil sands upgrading facilities. Last year, a separate study found elevated concentrations of heavy metals — including mercury, copper and …
Another revelation that just came out today is that privately the US State Department was expressing serious concerns about the Canadian tar sands, and in particular ... rules that are on the books to regulate mercury from power plants …
A proposed pipeline from the Canadian tar sands in Alberta to US refineries along the Gulf ... The EPA will soon propose regulations that would reduce emissions of mercury and other pollutants from power plants and other industrial sources.
Meister studied environmental science at Trent University, where she hosted a radio show called The Everyday Activist, and, after settling in Guelph, she started writing regular articles on environmental issues for the Guelph Mercury and …
It’s well known that the extraction of Canada’s tar sands is one of the most environmentally-destructive ... Or because we want to get the mercury from China’s coal-burning generation plants back in our lands and waters? Why didn't even one …
The mining operations generate massive volumes naphthenic acids, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, phenolic compounds, ammonia, and mercury and other trace metals, and some of these compounds are carcinogenic. For every …