Three weeks ago, government scientists told villagers that they had found high levels of mercury, a hazardous substance, in the eggs of migratory birds that nest downstream from oil sands production ... Fort MacKay smells of tar. But the …
While oil sands producers use large amounts of water to produce the crude, contaminated wastes are kept on site and are not released into the river. The study, released by Fort Chipewyan’s Nunee Health Authority, found unsafe levels of …
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 Horizon Oil Sands operation is located some 75 kilometres north of Fort McMurray in the Tar River Valley ... and fox and bear have established dens in the area. Methyl mercury levels are constantly monitored against levels upstream …
The Lummi Nation took totem poles across the region and to Canada to oppose the development of tar-sands oil and the Keystone XL pipeline ... but the coal has mercury and arsenic in it and we don't want it in our water." Braided Hair said …
Trump has ordered the EPA to back away from legal arguments that prevent coal-fired power plants from releasing toxic chemicals including mercury, lead ... issued a permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Trump's actions during his …
Rick Perry has written to President Barack Obama criticizing his administration's energy policies, EPA regulations and failure to approve the construction of a pipeline to carry tar sands crude from ... rules designed to limit mercury …
Related: Alex MacLen’s Aerial Images of Tar Sands Reveal Shocking Details About Keystone XL Source “What we know so far is that debris from the tailings pond backed up a little into Polley Lake, which absorbed some of the flow, but the …
The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, is stepping down after a nearly ... which would have brought carbon-heavy tar sands oil from Canada to refineries in Texas. House Republicans …
The village is about 260 kilometers (160 miles) north of Fort McMurray, where a number of projects have been established to mine the oil sands, as part of the process that converts the tar-like bitumen ... levels of arsenic, mercury and …