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 …
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 …
“We already regulate arsenic, mercury, lead . . . now it’s time to reduce the ... which remains in an indefinite delay but is proposed to take oil extracted from western Canada tar sands to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries. There’s also no mention of ...
There's mercury ... oil sands." Independent scientists, to say nothing of people who live downstream of the mines in the First Nations' community of Fort Chipewyan, on Lake Athabasca, are skeptical. "It's inconceivable that you could move …
Rick Perry has written to President Barack Obama criticizing his administration's energy policies, EPA regulations and failure to approve the construction of a pipeline to carry tar sands crude from ... rules designed to limit mercury …