Tar Ponds

Some articles on tar ponds, tar:

Sydney Tar Ponds - Cleanup
... of Canada and Nova Scotia announced a 10-year, $400 million CAD plan to clean up the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens ... At the Tar Ponds, treatment will consist of Solidification / Stabilization (S/S) with Cement, a process by which contaminated sediments are mixed with Portland cement powder or ... of the Nova Scotia government, the Sydney Tar Ponds Agency, will manage the cleanup on behalf of the two governments, in partnership with the Department of ...
Sydney Tar Ponds - History
... well as the coke ovens that produced the pollution flowing into the Tar Ponds, naming this operation Cape Breton Development Corporation (DEVCO) ... Dominion Tar and Chemical Company Ltd (Domtar) operated a coal tar refining plant and a coal tar storage facility in Sydney from 1903-1962 ... It diverted coal tar from the coke ovens, refined it, moved it through pipes, and stored it in tanks for shipping elsewhere ...
Sydney Tar Ponds
... The Sydney Tar Ponds are a hazardous waste site on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada ... the Cape Breton Regional Municipality), the Tar Ponds form a tidal estuary at the mouth of Muggah Creek, a freshwater stream that empties into the harbour ...
Sydney Tar Ponds - Controversy
... Establishing a cleanup plan for the Tar Ponds and coke ovens site has taken more than 22 years ... In 2005 and 2006, the Sydney Tar Ponds Agency has undertaken four preliminary cleanup projects, including the re-routing of the Coke Ovens Brook Connector to a less contaminated ...

Famous quotes containing the words ponds and/or tar:

    What if all ponds were shallow? Would it not react on the minds of men? I am thankful that this pond was made deep and pure for a symbol. While men believe in the infinite some ponds will be thought to be bottomless.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

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    Herman Melville (1819–1891)