In order to make the case, the President points out that greenhouse gas emissions are on par with other toxic …
Government scientists point out that the river had high levels of mercury and pah long before its banks were lined with strip mines. An industry-funded report concluded that the river was no dirtier today than if the tar sands had been left …
As he notes, as soon as Obama acts to protect the environment in one area, such as mercury emissions ... planned to carry Alberta tar sands oil.
She shepherded another rule that forces power plants to control mercury and other toxic pollutants for the ... which would have brought carbon-heavy tar sands oil from Canada to refineries in Texas. House Republicans dedicated much of …
Mercury and PCBs in Wisconsin waters - including the Great ... increase around the Great Lakes as more oil is piped to and through Wisconsin from the tar sands of Alberta, Canada. Wisconsin and its neighbors need to be vigilant in …
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 …
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
(David McNew/Getty Images) (Special to The Root) — Chances are, if you are a person of color ... Texas — a predominantly black-and-Latino community where its toxic tar-sands oil would be processed. We need to boost …
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 …
“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 …