Category Archives: Tar Sands Environmental Disaster

Because They Can | Petroleum Coke Mountains In Detroit

More Toxic Carbon Waste From The Koch Boys Three stories high and a block wide, petroleum coke is a waste product from tar sands refining. There are no plans for what to do with it. One of lesser known dark … Continue reading

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Toxic Apocalypse Day 16: Alberta Tar Sands | Game Over

Permanent Destruction of an Ancient Boreal Forest the Size of Florida The Petroleum Play That Climate Experts Call “Game Over” One of the planets largest industrial projects of any kind, Alberta’s tar sands are composed of nasty”bituminous sand” whence oil … Continue reading

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