It is certainly not comparable to the tailing ponds spills in the tar ... mercury and lead - all of which get extracted by mining. But everyone knows that arsenic is a poison, isn't it? It depends. To quote Paracelsus: "Only the dose makes
The wave of Crude By Rail (CBR) of proposed projects, such as the Valero Benicia CBR project, are designed to facilitate the importation of extreme crudes, such volatile oil from the Bakken fields and volatile heavy crude from the Canadian …
The first big decision will be on the Keystone XL pipeline, a project designed to expand production of the Alberta tar sands by pumping crude to Texas ... move more aggressively on tightening rules on mercury and carbon dioxide emissions.
She points out that as yet there is no technical remedy that can clean up mercury pollution or PCBs ... backing fuels such as tar sands, and most recently deciding to leave the Kyoto Protocol. "The collusion between governments and …
But there’s surely a warm feeling of moral superiority that comes from telling the energy producers to go pound tar sands. One union guy notes ... N.J., a sister newspaper of The Mercury. Email him at davidneese@verizon.net
Obama has also used his authority under the Clean Air Act to significantly improve air quality by ordering the first-ever national limits for mercury, arsenic and other ... which would transport dirty tar sands oil? Will he protect vulnerable …
Establish a North American energy partnership, with Keystone XL as the backdrop The ongoing fight over the pipeline that would carry tar sands oil from Alberta into ... here is that he would like to get rid of mercury emissions standards and …
the House voted to block limits on deadly mercury emissions, a move that federal scientists calculate would result in 20,000 premature deaths. In February, the House voted to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport …
Today advocates "awarded" Public Service of New Hampshire (PSNH) and Exxonmobil's tar sands pipeline. "The Dirty Dozen Award ... "it's time PSNH moved beyond coal, beyond mercury, beyond sulfur and nitrous oxides- not to …
The lead level of the released water was at least 12,000 times higher than normal, and also contained extremely high levels of beryllium, mercury, cadmium ... the Keystone XL pipeline with its gruesome tar sands oil augurs toward an …