26 Feb '14, 2pm

Mounting evidence that tar sands activity is causing health problems

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer from California has connected the dots and is pointing to growing evidence that communities living near tar sands mining and drilling operations, pipelines, and refineries are showing serious health risks and problems. An issue brief published by NRDC , Tar Sands Crude Oil: Health Effects of a Dirty and Destructive Fuel, profiles some of the latest evidence including scientific research that tar sands activity is causing increasing levels of air and water pollution that are then linked to health problems including cancer. Tar sands development affects communities across North America and includes a network of mining, drilling, and upgrading operations, pipelines and refineries. This network spans from northern Canada to refineries in California, the Gulf Coast, and the Midwest. The science is mounting but state, provincial, and federal government...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/ddroitsch/mounting_evid...

Tweets

#peakoil Mounting Evidence that Tar Sands Activ...

peakoil.com 01 Mar '14, 5pm

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer from California has connected the dots and is pointing to growing evidence that communities liv...

Mounting #Evidence that #TarSands Activity is C...

peakoil.com 02 Mar '14, 9pm

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer from California has connected the dots and is pointing to growing evidence that communities liv...

This is why i never go back to diary and love being a vegan every now and then #soyrocks #health

This is why i never go back to diary and love b...

withlovefay.com 27 Feb '14, 6pm

Why I’m Not Going Back To Dairy Milk Not too long ago, I embarked on this personal journey to be healthier. One of the fir...

Over Two Million Comments Filed Against the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Over Two Million Comments Filed Against the Key...

switchboard.nrdc.org 08 Mar '14, 4am

In a chilly March wind, protesters marched along the snow-splashed streets of Washington to deliver more than two million ...

Is it a smart move to change #insurers for shie...

cpf.gov.sg 02 Mar '14, 11am

My last column on why the recent premium hikes for Singapore's health-care insurance plans deserve closer scrutiny seems t...

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

twitter.com 01 Mar '14, 1am

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Over 2 Million Comments Ask for Rejection of th...

switchboard.nrdc.org 07 Mar '14, 9pm

Opposition to Keystone XL across the country and the world continues to grow, with more than 2 million comments calling fo...

Need a weekend activity? Try these mochaccino-caramel lava cakes:

Need a weekend activity? Try these mochaccino-c...

tasterschoice.com 01 Mar '14, 11pm

oven to 350° F. Spray four 6-ounce ovenproof coffee cups or ramekins with nonstick cooking spray. MELT butter, granulated ...