The tar sands of northern Alberta are the third-largest oil reserve ... Schindler was the co-author of a 2010 study that found that oil sands plants were sending toxins including mercury, arsenic and lead into the watershed. Schindler criticized …
We have mercury standards for power plants because mercury causes ... The president's speech included an important pledge to evaluate the proposed Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline based on its climate impacts. The EPA released a …
The Canadian economy has long been propelled by resource extraction industries such as mining and logging (with the US being a major trading partner), while plans to build pipelines from the Alberta tar sands to the USA and overseas form …
Members of the advocacy group found little research, since it was one of the first spills of tar sands oil ... where the oil …
It’s well known that the extraction of Canada’s tar sands is one of the most environmentally-destructive ... Or because we want to get the mercury from China’s coal-burning generation plants back in our lands and waters? Why didn't even …
The 956-mile waterway flows northeast through most of Alberta’s tar sands mines before draining into Lake Athabasca ... a separate study found elevated concentrations of heavy metals — including mercury, copper and lead — downstream of …
A proposed pipeline from the Canadian tar sands in Alberta to US refineries along the Gulf ... The EPA will soon propose regulations that would reduce emissions of mercury and other pollutants from power plants and other industrial sources.
Unfortunately for fans of the tar sands, and people who dismiss "green" causes ... (Though, having lived in Northern Ontario during the mercury poisoning disaster of natives in the English Wabigoon region, I’m loath to dismiss aboriginal …
"It’s well-documented that the tar sands itself is one of the world’s largest ecological ... In terms of toxic emissions, for example, it says the oilsands industry ranks fifth for mercury, sixth for cadmium, eighth for lead and eighth for four ...
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