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 week BP announced it is buying a 50 per cent stake in Husky Energy's tar sands development project in Alberta ... and fish are contaminated with elevated levels of mercury and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. BP's decision to …
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 …
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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 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 …
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 …
“We already regulate arsenic, mercury, lead . . . now it’s time to reduce the ... which remains in an indefinite delay but is proposed to take oil extracted from western Canada tar sands to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries. There’s also no mention of ...
If we approve that filthy Keystone pipeline full of oil from the tar sands in Canada, we may well be sealing the ... to get any significant legislation to deal with carbon and mercury emissions. There are encouraging signs that the tide is again …
“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 …
In order to make the case, the President points out that greenhouse gas emissions are on par with other toxic …