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Conservation Groups Challenge Decision to Suspend Protections Against Harmful Oil and Gas Pollution on Public Lands
Suncor Oil Refinery Spews 8.5 Tons A Year Of Cyanide Gas Over Low-Income North Denver Neighborhoods, State Records Show
Joel Minor, Attorney, Earthjustice: “Everyone who lives near Suncor, as well as Suncor employees, have been breathing hydrogen cyanide. If the state is going to set a limit for hydrogen cyanide, it needs to set a limit that protects public health. We have these laws requiring disclosure for a reason. People do have a right to know what they are breathing.”
Chris Amato, Attorney, Earthjustice: “Dark-colored tanks emit more pollutants, especially during the warmer months. This is a simple and much-needed step to allow families in Albany County to breathe cleaner air.”
Joel Minor, Attorney, Earthjustice: "It's important to look at all of those spills together, and think about the total volume of chemicals and fluids, and waste products that are being spilled, and look at those cumulative impacts over time."