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 …
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.
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.
(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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Take the Alberta oil sands, for example. Well, they're called oil sands for political reasons, but they're really made of …
The goal of the plan announced Monday is to curb carbon dioxide and other harmful pollutants like arsenic and mercury from coal plants ... Bold Nebraska's energy policy is simple: no tar sands, less coal and more renewables, Bold …
“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 …