"Elevated levels of carcinogens and mercury have been documented downstream from tar sands extraction sites, and communities in these areas show elevated levels of rare cancer rates," they said in their letter to Kerry. …
CNN3y
O’Connor suspected pollution from Alberta’s tar sands, 100 miles upstream from Fort Chipewyan ... Air pollution from the mines and processing plants have been found to spread mercury and carcinogenic polyaromatic …
Athabasca oil sands
The poisons that infest these tar sands mining operations are some of the nastiest in the petrochemical world, including highly dangerous compounds like mercury, arsenic and lead. As they are dumped into rivers that …
It found the following common contaminants in wildlife: Arsenic in muskrat, duck and moose at high enough levels to be of concern for young children High mercury levels in duck ... and monitoring the impact of tar sands
mercury, arsenic, lead, you name it,” David Schindler, professor of ecology at the University of Alberta, told the Canadian parliament last year. Research funded by the oil industry has suggested that the pollution around tar
Oil sands
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 …
However, one recent Environment Canada/Parks Canada study has found that high levels of mercury found in some nesting bird populations in the delta are almost certainly coming from the tar sands. What’s needed, …
Yale University
Just one week after Al Jazeera discovered that regulatory responsibility for Alberta, Canada’s controversial tar sands would be handed over to a fossil-fuel funded corporation, federal scientists have found that the area’s …
The students will be doing exactly that this quarter for a case in which a tar sands oil refinery in Illinois discharged too much mercury into the Mississippi River. If there isn’t a strong legal case under existing law or …
University of Chicago Law School