Tar sands: A July 11 Op-Ed on what President Obama can do to reassert ... And right now, the EPA is taking comments on proposed new standards for regulating mercury emissions from coal plants. Cleaning up that pollution would prevent …
This drawback is especially acute for tar sands, oil shale and coal ... gas that is rich in hydrogen -- and in the process strip out pollutants like sulfur and mercury. As in a traditional combustion power plant, the heat generates large …
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 …
This is the deal to send tons of dirty tar sands Koched-up oil from Canada across 1,200 miles ... including carbon …
"Under her leadership, the EPA has taken sensible and important steps to protect the air we breathe and the water we drink, including implementing the first national standard for harmful mercury pollution ... carbon-heavy tar sands oil …
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, is stepping down after a ... which would have brought carbon-heavy tar sands oil from Canada to refineries in Texas. …
The process to generate energy using the Canadian tar sands is particularly dirty ... as well as only negligible amounts of mercury compounds. Increasing natural gas exports is also good for the American economy. The United States is now …
However, the dark side of fossil fuel use is the damage to our environment ... ugly to extract tar sands, oil and gas spills into rivers, lakes and oceans, the burning of fossil fuels leads to acid rain, smog, ozone, soot, mercury and water …
These new reserves don’t include unconventional oil sources, including the vast Canadian tar sands and Venezuelan heavy oil ... claims that coal burning releases “poisons” like mercury into the air. Environmentalists also oppose so-called …
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 …