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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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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 …