Some articles on tailings, tailings pond:
... During extraction of the oil from oil sand, tailings consisting of water, silt, clays and other solvents are also created ... This solid will become the mature fine tailings (MFT) by the gravity ... are 103 anaerobic heterotrophs, 104 sulfate-reducing prokaryotes per milliliters in the tailings pond (Foght et al ...
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“There have been many stories told about the bottom, or rather no bottom, of this pond, which certainly had no foundation for themselves. It is remarkable how long men will believe in the bottomlessness of a pond without taking the trouble to sound it.”
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