Tar Sands - Mercury is "wafting" out of oil sands operations in NE Alberta in a 7500 sq mile 'bulls eye' of mercury contamination - leaving the levels of mercury at Tar Sands 16 times higher than surrounding regions. Tar Sands
Tar sands do not produce trouble-free high-quality oil. They are made into low-grade petroleum at great expense. The process uses enormous amounts of energy and water. It creates toxic waste: benzene, mercury, arsenic, and lead, …
It was designed for the Athabasca tar sands, but could also be licensed for global use ... Scandium iodide is used in mercury vapor lamps that simulate sunlight for use in the film and television industry. Niobium is used to make …
Faced with public outrage and congressional pressure, the oil company BP vowed six years ago to develop cutting-edge technology that could sharply reduce toxic mercury discharged ... Canadian crude oil from the tar sands region of …
Canon Hall does not want the global giant mining in Canada's oil sands ... containing mercury, arsenic, naphthenic acid and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. There are now 54 square miles of tailings ponds in the Athabasca valley. …
With its new Whiting Refinery capacity (Canadian oil shale & tar sands), that will increase by 40%. c) BP is deliberately pollutes Lake Michigan with benzene & mercury. Remnants from tar sands refining process will be far, far worse. …
“Coal can have higher mercury content, so they’re both bad in terms of toxic heavy metals content.” A 2013 study by the group Price of Oil calls petcoke “coal hiding in the tar sands,” and said that the increasing availability of petcoke ...
Clarke says today the moose are gone, scared away by nearby tar sands activities. She says the berries are not safe to eat. Mercury contamination has made Willow lake’s fish inedible. See a video clip of Violet Clarke. Read more about …
That’s the total volume of liquid tailings that has been created by the tar sands industry in Alberta ... Chemicals that impair children’s development, such as mercury and lead. The volume of tailings continues to grow. Here’s another big …
On the agenda are the lead poisoning prevention efforts that are under way in Northeast Oklahoma, mercury exposure through fish consumption ... The afternoon panel will cover the tar sands pipeline, how Tar Creek got its name, the tar