Scientists from around the globe have used the site to perform a plethora of studies such as measuring the effects of birth control hormones in water on aquatic wildlife and to gauge the impact of mercury emissions ... "The tar sands release a whole ...
CBC.ca · 5y
We now have to use more energy intensive methods such as fracking and mining tar sands. The Bakken Oil field flares off ... radium, uranium, methane, mercury, hydrochloric acid, ethylene glycol, and formaldehyde mixed with frack sand.
Jerry Brown and the governors of Oregon ... is cleaner than burning coal or getting it from Canadian tar sands. "Dealing responsibly with the challenge of climate change," he said, "involves careful balancing of providing the energy resources that we ...
With its new Whiting refinery capacity, its pollution output will increase by 40%. c) BP deliberately pollutes Lake Michigan with benzene & mercury. Remnants from the tar sands refining process will be far, far worse.
NewsOne · 7y
And, as University of Victoria climate scientist Andrew Weaver concluded after comparing the impacts of burning tar-sands oil to burning coal ... traditionally been viewed as an unregulated dumping ground. There is no cost associated with emitting ...
Most are unlined. 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. Refining tar sands requires two to three times as much energy as ...
mg.co.za · 8y
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 his first 100 ...
NewsOK · 1y
Take the Alberta oil sands, for example. Well, they're called oil sands for political reasons, but they're really made of tar. I went all the way up to ... but they contain mercury and disposal is problematic. The next technology is Light-Emitting Diodes ...
In a policy statement in the gas-rich state of North Dakota in May, Trump said he would back the Keystone tar-sands oil pipeline ... Peter Boyer began his journalism career at the Mercury in the 1960s. In 2014 he was awarded an Order of Australia Medal ...