The tar sands oil that TransCanada wants to send from Alberta through ... Among them are lead, cadmium and mercury at levels above allowable levels in Canada and the United States. And now we want to transport this thick, expensive, …
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 …
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 …
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
Take the Alberta oil sands, for example. Well, they're called oil sands for political reasons, but they're really made of tar. …