“Coal is a self-inflicted public health risk, polluting the air we breathe, adding mercury to our water ... more dangerous than coal to public health and climate stability is tar sands, and they too are being newly targeted …
Last year, Canadian environmental researcher Jane Kirk discovered a 7,300-square-mile area of land and water surrounding the tar sands in Alberta that has been contaminated by mercury, possibly from oil mining. Earlier …
Twenty-five people arrested last summer for taking direct action to stop a tar sands strip ... like mercury and arsenic. And where do we expect to get the water it demands, when the Colorado is already drying up? U.S. …
More than 100 people came to St. Andrew’s Church on Coburg Rd. Tuesday night to hear two young Aboriginal activists describe the Alberta Tar Sands’ effects on their ... have found high levels of arsenic, mercury and …
They leak organic poisons, arsenic and mercury into the rivers. The First Nations people living downstream have developed a range of exotic cancers and auto-immune diseases. Â Alberta's tar sands operation is the world's …
Tar sands (a.k.a. oil sands) are an unconventional deposits of ... of aquatic life were exceeded for seven [priority pollutants]—cadmium, copper, lead, mercury, nickel, silver, and zinc—in melted snow and/or water collected …
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Tar sands (a.k.a. oil sands) are an unconventional deposits of ... of aquatic life were exceeded for seven [priority pollutants]—cadmium, copper, lead, mercury, nickel, silver, and zinc—in melted snow and/or water collected …
At the fifth and final Tar Sands Healing Walk, indigenous communities living on ... and fine clay particles,” failing to mention the millions of kilograms of arsenic, benzene, lead, mercury, toluene, and poly aromatic …
“I think it’s pretty convincing evidence,” David Schindler, a University of Alberta biologist who co-authored a 2010 study that revealed contaminants, such as mercury and lead, in the Athabasca River near the tar sands site, …
In one case, the Greater Canyonlands National Monument Proposal—which seeks to protect a large area in Utah (currently managed by the Bureau …
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