An investigation by CBC has revealed the amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S or sour gas) released by the Co-op Refinery Complex is significantly higher than any other refinery in the country. According to Environment Canada while some VOCs are are not a concern, others are toxic and can cause cancer […]
Make sure to check the first video and Schindler’s response.
In our last podcast we told you about a study done by scientist Roland Hall suggesting that the oil sands industry is not polluting the Athabasca river and delta. Not surprisingly the conclusions have been met with a healthy measure of skepticism by some. One of those people is David Schindler. An acclaimed scientist in […]
From the top of Houston’s downtown skyscrapers on a clear day, you can see straight out to the refineries that surround the Houston Ship Channel. On a not-so-clear day, you can see the brown haze of pollution that hangs over our city. Houstonians know well the jobs, energy and wealth that come from our oil […]