cover image: Promoting Community “Right to Know” for Pollution Reduction Exploring - Canada's National


Promoting Community “Right to Know” for Pollution Reduction Exploring - Canada's National

22 Apr 2024

• Collects and publishes information about selected substances that may pose a risk to the environment and health The Suncor tar sands processing plant near the Athabasca River at their mining operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta (source: Alamy) 5 Why use pollution data from NPRI • To stimulate community engagement • To promote community right to know on which pollutants are released and transfe. [...] Source:NPRI Oil Sands Extraction : Surface Mines • Fort HIlls Oil Sands Mine Imperial Oil Kearl • Canadian Natural Processing Plant Resources Muskeg River and Mine and Jackpine Mines • Canadian Natural Resources Horizon Processing Plant • Syncrude Canada Aurora North Mine • Suncor Energy Inc. [...] Oil Sands • Syncrude Canada Mildred Lake Satellite Image of the 7 Surface Mines in the Athabasca Region reporting to the NPRI (Source:NPRI) Oil Sands Extraction: Tailings 1.4 TRILLION Litres and counting 49 substances disposed of in tailings are reported to the NPRI. [...] dry cleaners and gas stations) Limitations of NPRI – continued… • Does not include mobile sources such as cars, trucks, and construction equipment • Does not include natural sources such as forest fires and erosion • Does not include information about risks of pollutants released or transferred • Does not include information on exposures to people or the environment • Does not include information. [...] Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4 Slide 5 Slide 6 Slide 7 Slide 8 Slide 9 Slide 10 Slide 11 Slide 12 Slide 13 Slide 14 Slide 15 Slide 16 Slide 17 Slide 18 Slide 19 Slide 20 Slide 21 Slide 22 Slide 23 Slide 24 Slide 25 Slide 26 Slide 27 Slide 28 Slide 29.


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