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Study finds fracking has low impact on water quality
Study finds fracking has low impact on water quality
Jun 21 2018
Two new studies by researchers from Yale University and Penn State University found that horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has had little…
Uranium groundwater contamination in India
Uranium groundwater contamination in India
Jun 13 2018
A new study by Duke University found uranium contamination in groundwater from aquifers in 16 Indian states. The study found that the occurrence of…
Oregon drinking water advisory lifted following toxic algae blooms
Oregon drinking water advisory lifted following toxic algae blooms
Jun 6 2018
The city of Salem, Ore., lifted a drinking water advisory following two consecutive test results that showed toxin levels had returned to below the…
Mar 21 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with Dole Food Co. Inc. for failing to close two large-capacity cesspools (LCC) at its Puuiki Beach Park property…
Mar 13 2018
Elevated levels of tritium have been found in a monitoring well near a former nuclear power plant in Genoa, Wis. The groundwater contamination was…
Mar 8 2018
The U.S. EPA proposed a plan to clean up contaminated groundwater in the eastern area of the Old Roosevelt Field Contaminated Groundwater Area…
Feb 1 2018
The Fountaingrove neighborhood in Santa Rosa, Calif., struggled with benzene contamination in drinking water systems. Santa Rosa Water Department has…
Jan 12 2018
The U.S. Department of State and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released a plan to protect the Kootenai River watershed, Mont., from upstream…
Jan 11 2018
Rainfall in Southern California following a series of destructive wildfires has raised questions of water quality. Officials worry that the rainfall…
Jan 10 2018
The electric company Duke Energy agreed to pay a $84,000 penalty fine to the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) for toxic waste…
Jan 9 2018
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that 66% of streams and rivers have become more alkaline over the…
Jan 3 2018
On Jan. 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the deletion or partial deletion of seven sites from the Superfund National…
Dec 28 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have reached a revised $6.5 million settlement with StarKist Co.…
Dec 26 2017
On Dec. 21, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a $150 million plan to cleanup a toxic groundwater plume in Bethpage, N.Y., following a state investigation…
Dec 20 2017
The Bonita Peak Mining District in the San Juan Mountains near Silverton, Colo., has been targeted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)…
Dec 19 2017
On Dec. 15, a semi-tanker carrying gasoline slid on black ice near Salem, Ore., resulting in the death of the driver as the truck caught fire, and…
Dec 18 2017
Water quality testing conducted by the Puerto Rico Department of Health discovered that more than two-thirds of Puerto Ricans are at risk for…
Dec 15 2017
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has targeted the Orange County North Basin, Ca., which provides much of the water used in 22…
Dec 1 2017
On Nov. 30, residents of Brighton Township, Mich., filed a lawsuit against General Motors (GM) for groundwater contamination caused by salt use at…
Nov 27 2017
Nov. 16 the Keystone Pipeline spilled oil in Amherst, S.D., raising questions of groundwater protection. TransCanada Corp. has recovered 44,400 gal,…
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