Emissions from coal combustion, contain sulphur dioxide, carbon dioxide, mercury, arsenic ... threat to the climate globally, the tar sands remain the largest source of greenhouse gas emission growth in Canada and are the single …
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 …
To some extent, EPA's slew of new pollution-control regulations, most of which require coal-fired power plants to curb emissions of greenhouse gases and toxins like mercury ... oil extracted from the Canadian tar sands. …
Members of the advocacy group found little research, since it was one of the first spills of tar sands oil ... where the oil …
This is the deal to send tons of dirty tar sands Koched-up oil from Canada across 1,200 miles ... including carbon …
This drawback is especially acute for tar sands, oil shale and coal ... gas that is rich in hydrogen -- and in the process strip out pollutants like sulfur and mercury. As in a traditional combustion power plant, the heat generates large …
Tar sands: A July 11 Op-Ed on what President Obama can do to reassert ... And right now, the EPA is taking comments on proposed new standards for regulating mercury emissions from coal plants. Cleaning up that pollution would prevent …
The mining operations generate massive volumes naphthenic acids, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, phenolic compounds, ammonia, and mercury and other trace metals, and some of these compounds are carcinogenic. For …
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's chief environmental watchdog, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, is stepping down after a ... which would have brought carbon-heavy tar sands oil from Canada to refineries in Texas. …
Rick Perry has written to President Barack Obama criticizing his administration’s energy policies, EPA regulations and failure to approve the construction of a pipeline to carry tar sands crude from ... designed to limit mercury emissions …