"Under her leadership, the EPA has taken sensible and important steps to protect the air we breathe and the water we drink, including implementing the first national standard for harmful mercury pollution ... carbon-heavy tar sands oil …
She shepherded another rule that forces power plants to control mercury and other toxic pollutants for the ... which would have brought carbon-heavy tar sands oil from Canada to refineries in Texas. House Republicans dedicated much of …
This week BP announced it is buying a 50 per cent stake in Husky Energy's tar sands development project in Alberta ... and fish are contaminated with elevated levels of mercury and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. BP's decision to …
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.
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.
It will leak and could destroy our water sources and pollute hundreds of acres. The petroleum product comes from Canadian tar sands and contains arsenic, mercury, lead, etc. Tax money paid to the state could easily be spent in …
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 …
(Read the report) But the report from Indiana University professor James Barnes, which The Times obtained Wednesday, also faults state regulators for failing to explain why they gave the refinery a five-year grace period to meet tougher …
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In the US, the Mercury Air Toxics Standard aimed at reducing emissions ... Many oil companies are also pushing into the deepest waters, the tar sands and other highly sensitive environments. Shell has so far invested almost $5 billion to tap …