Tar Sands Air Pollution May Be 2-3 Times Higher Than Industry Reported

Canadian Press: A new study suggests the environmental health risks of oilsands operations in Alberta's Athabasca region have probably been underestimated. Researchers say emissions of potentially hazardous air pollution that were used in environmental reviews done before approving some projects did not include evaporation from tailings ponds or other sources, such as dust from mining sites. The study, by the University of Toronto's environmental chemistry research group, looked at reported levels of polycyclic......

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