(Yes, that happened.) So, if you haven't had the warm & fuzzies about the petroleum extracted from the CO2-intensive tar sands that have created a 7,500-mile ring of elevated mercury levels and created thousands of acres of leaking lakes …
and what were going to get is a continuous flow of this tar sands that is heavy in mercury heavy in metals and heavy in sulfur and what it’s going to do is increase the negative air quality that we presently have.” These are but a few of the …
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 hydrocarbons (PAHs) …
The rate for this cancer is 30 percent higher than average in Fort Chipewyan, where elevated levels of carcinogens and mercury have been documented. After tar sands are extracted, they must be processed, and the refinery stage also …
Currie Scores 29, Mercury Hold Off Wings 101-100 In OTMonique Currie scored ... that would carry crude oil from tar sands in Western Canada to the East Coast, where it would then be shipped to refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast. …
He has expressed concerns about possible links between rare cancers that are now appearing in downstream First Nation communities that may be linked to heavy metal pollutants - lead, mercury and arsenic - from Tar Sands development. …
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 sands sites …
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 extraction on water …
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, says John Smol, …
Joined by Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune, Bloomberg said he hoped his philanthropic contribution would improve public health both at the local level—by reducing emissions of the mercury ... stability is tar sands, and they …