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  • 1 Feb 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC American Chemical Society Concerns over hydraulic fracturing, an oil and gas extraction method that injects millions of gallons of freshwater and chemicals into shale, have largely focused on potential impacts on water quality. But, as
  • 22 Jan 2018- 09:29 by Local Press Report RENO NV MINING.com Tahoe Resources is denying a media report issued on Thursday that its Shahuindo mine in Peru has contaminated local water supplies. Access Corporate Risk Pollution Scarcity Social Issues Reno NV Tahoe Resources North America United States
  • 21 Jan 2018- 11:26 by Local Press Report DENVER CO The Denver Post The hunt for more water to sustain the Colorado Front Range development boom has driven metro Denver suppliers to try to tap a new source: defunct mountain gold mines. And proponents say this emerging approach could help fix the
  • 19 Jan 2018- 06:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA, United States Racism, sexism, sexual harassment and theft has been alleged against California’s Department of Water Resources (DWR). A lawsuit filed this week by the California city of Oroville further alleges mismanagement and disregard
  • 7 Dec 2017- 08:36 by Local Press Report SAN DIEGO CA The San Diego Union-Tribune An increasing number of U.S. Border Patrol agents at the Imperial Beach station have reported a host of health problems since February, when an estimated 143 million gallons of Mexican sewage spilled into the Tijuana
  • 17 Nov 2017- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC About 5,000 barrels (210,000 gallons) of oil leaked 16 November from a section of the controversial Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota in the largest of three leaks from the pipeline in the state in the last two years. According to a
  • 13 Nov 2017- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON VA Authorities in the Darbandikhan region, home to 40,000 people, say the Daliya River dam spanning the Daliya River has not suffered any major cracks as a result of yesterday's earthquake. The 7.3-magnitude quake hit on the Iraq-Iran
  • 6 Nov 2017- 08:04 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Politico A sweeping new U.S. government report concludes that humans have pushed global temperatures to the highest level seen by modern civilization, defying the Trump administration’s pronouncements that climate change is a hoax or based on
  • 30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report DENVER CO Santa Fe New Mexican Scientists say they have more evidence that an increase in earthquakes on the Colorado-New Mexico border since 2001 has been caused by wells that inject wastewater from oil and gas production back underground, similar to human
  • 19 Oct 2017- 11:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, Virginia US Military Must Do More To Clean Up Facilities A US federal watchdog has found most military bases have caught up on reporting about concerns of water contamination, but plenty of work remains to have more bases come into compliance
  • 19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report LOVINGTON NM KQRE Two southeastern New Mexico companies are suing Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn over a policy that governs how much water oil and gas producers can pump from a regional aquifer for their operations. Loco Hills Water Solutions, LLC and Steve
  • 25 Sep 2017- 07:51 by Local Press Report BRISTOL BAY AK CNN News Within hours of meeting with a mining company CEO, the new head of the US Environmental Protection Agency directed his staff to withdraw a plan to protect the watershed of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the most valuable wild salmon
  • 21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report MENLO PARK CA Mongabay The Amazon and its tributaries are slated for intense hydroelectric development, aimed at supplying electricity to South America’s 400 million residents and for energy-intensive industries such as mining and smelting. But environmental
  • 21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report BOISE ID KMVT A federal judge is holding the Atlanta Gold mining company in contempt of court for allowing arsenic and iron to enter a tributary of the Middle Fork of the Boise River. Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Bush released the decision on Friday,
  • 21 Sep 2017- 08:06 by Local Press Report SACRAMENTO CA KCRA Organizations that warned the state about the dangers at Oroville Dam more than a decade ago, released a report urging investment in California’s aging water infrastructure. Among the chief recommendations: build a complete emergency

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