A report, ‘Does the Alberta Tar Sands Industry Pollute?’ in the Open Conservation Biology Journal found increased …
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 …
"When you experience a spill in tar sands, you're not just getting toxic oil. You're getting diluants and those diluants are benzene, toluene, mercury, hexine, and there are literally thousands of them," says Wahmhoff. Organizers are hoping …
There's no disputing the Alberta tar sands is Canada's reigning oil patch, bringing in billions in crude revenues every year. It's also garnered itself an almost apocalyptic reputation among environmentalists for its vast mercury emissions. But …
The tar sands project would create a pit lake in its final stages that once full in 2065, would cap 486 billion litres of …
mercury, naphatic acid, and polyaromatic hydrocarbons into the river system, poisoning the land and downstream communities every single day. Given the provincial and federal complacency in enabling tar sands operations, the …
mercury, arsenic, lead, you name it,” David Schindler, professor of ecology at the University of Alberta, told the Canadian parliament last year. Research funded by the oil industry has suggested that the pollution around tar sands sites …
To think the real problem in the tar sands is PR is a mistake,' says PR pro Jim Hoggan ... bitumen, toluene, clay, benzene, mercury, hydrogen sulfide, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and naphthenic acids. But, sadly, yoghurt is not …
It took 20 years for the EPA to finally confront the truth that the utility lobby had snookered Congress back in the 1970s into allowing the indefinite operation of filthy coal-fired power plants belching not only carbon but also mercury, soot, …
In fact the two fanatical bitumen salesmen became a more dangerous threat to the tar sands industry ... contaminants such as lead or mercury appearing in the Athabasca River all come from Mother Nature and not from the oil sands …