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Environment Canada Researchers Find High Mercury Levels Around Alberta Oilsands


Environment  (tags: pollution, world, oilsands, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, habitat, protection, humans, politics )

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- 200 days ago - desmog.ca
Mercury levels have risen to 16 times the regional "background" levels in an area around oilsands developments in northeastern Alberta, according to Environment Canada researchers.



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Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 4:14 pm
Noted & posted
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Thursday January 9, 2014, 10:39 pm
Terrible and not surprising :(
 

Victoria Oakey (103)
Friday January 10, 2014, 1:16 am
Noted. Thank you.
 

Ken Y. (3)
Friday January 10, 2014, 1:54 am
a fictional bit
 

Sylvie A. (131)
Friday January 10, 2014, 3:09 am
Quelle surprise !!!! Notée. Merci.
 

Michael Kirkby (83)
Friday January 10, 2014, 6:13 am
Noted & posted. Oh surely you didn't believe the Canadian government and their Trans Canada friends expensive ads that portrayed the Tar Sands Project as a Lilly white complex sitting pristinely in verdant green forests now did you?
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 10, 2014, 6:31 am
Not surprising.
 

FranNOMAILPLS Darcy (213)
Friday January 10, 2014, 7:28 am
not surprised
 

Philip Heinlein (471)
Saturday January 11, 2014, 2:22 pm
What a surprise! Here I thought it was perfectly safe.
 
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