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    • Oil Sands & Tailing Ponds

Oil Sands & Tailing Ponds Newsletter
  • Alberta Government Goes After The Media For Oil Sands Misinformation 13 Jun 2019 18:49 GMT

    … There are currently six operating oilsands mining projects, and 10 … pit mining that requires tailing ponds to dump toxic chemicals … northern Alberta where the oil sands industry is concentrated. The … Edmonton to the northernmost oilsands project, Fort Hills, …

  • New pilot project aims to detoxify oilsands waste water for safe return to Athabasca River 25 May 2019 13:05 GMT

    … treated waste water from the oilsands back into the Athabasca … mixed with water from the oilsands, and put through a … #39;s stored in huge tailing ponds, which are not always perfectly … in close proximity to the oilsands — particularly downstream. "Many …

  • Chemical-eating bacteria: A tiny solution for the oilsands' big problem 29 Apr 2019 01:23 GMT

    … bacteria that consume toxins in oilsands tailings. Jason Payne … Alberta with a major oilsands bitumen producer. Heated water … receive financial support from oilsands giants Suncor and Cenovus … the past decade, so tailing ponds are the biggest problem they …

  • Oilsands CO2 emissions may be far higher than companies report, scientists say 23 Apr 2019 09:22 GMT

    … rates for four major oilsands surface mining operations using … eventually shows that other oilsands sites are subject to … be non-combustion sources like tailing ponds," he said. … tailings pond at the Suncor oilsands operations near Fort McMurray, …

  • Opinion: Oilsands tailing ponds are a nasty challenge that can't be ignored 01 May 2018 19:01 GMT

    A mallard duck gets its bill cleaned in 2008. Approximately 1,600 ducks died that year after landing on a toxic Syncrude tailings pond near Fort McMurray. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press By Jodi McNeill Re: “Pembina Institute misses its mark,” …

  • Cleveland-sized mine signals the path for an oil-sands revival 12 Sep 2018 07:51 GMT

    … costlier than developing more common oil-sands wells, their decades-long … farthest north of any oil sands mine. The project faces … the volumes of liquid in tailing ponds, requiring less overall water, … be about half the oil-sands industry average, according to …

  • McNeill: Oilsands tailing ponds are a nasty challenge that can't be ignored 27 Apr 2018 12:11 GMT

    A mallard duck gets its bill cleaned in 2008. Approximately 1,600 ducks died that year after landing on a toxic Syncrude tailings pond near Fort McMurray. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press By Jodi McNeill Re: “Pembina Institute misses its mark,” …

  • Oilsands tailing ponds are a nasty challenge that can't be ignored 27 Apr 2018 09:50 GMT

    A mallard duck gets its bill cleaned in 2008. Approximately 1,600 ducks died that year after landing on a toxic Syncrude tailings pond near Fort McMurray. Jordan Verlage / The Canadian Press By Jodi McNeill Re: “Pembina Institute misses its mark,” …

  • New Tech May Transform The Oil sands Industry 11 Jul 2018 12:48 GMT

    … water used in the traditional oilsands extraction processes. Instead of being … run off and gathered in tailing ponds - open pools of sludge … . The tailing ponds left over in Alberta, Canada from their massive oil sands projects …

  • The battle over when and how to clean up oilsands tailing ponds is escalating 16 Jan 2018 16:45 GMT

    An aerial view of Syncrude's oilsands upgrading facility and Mildred Lake settling basin tailings pond north of Fort McMurray. Ryan Jackson / Edmonton Journal Amid the bogs and forests of northern Alberta, in the heart of the oilpatch, lie some of …

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