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 …
"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 from …
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 …
the sulphur by-product of oil extraction from tar sands in Alberta, Canada; and an ash waste pond of arsenic, mercury and chromium from a plant in North Carolina. Chronicle: J Henry Fair taking pictures in the air (Picture: J Henry Fair/BNPS) …
This is the deal to send tons of dirty tar sands Koched-up oil from Canada across 1,200 miles ... including carbon …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
the sulphur by-product of oil extraction from tar sands in Alberta, Canada; and an ash waste pond of arsenic, mercury and chromium from a plant in North Carolina. Chronicle: J Henry Fair taking pictures in the air (Picture: J Henry Fair/BNPS) …