Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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News10 new results for water contamination
In Land of Gas Drilling, Battle for Water That Doesn't Reek or Fizz
New York Times
For the last few years, a small group of farmers and landowners scattered across this rural Wyoming basin have complained that theirwater wells have been contaminated with chemicals from a controversial drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing ...
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Baron and Budd Announces Federal Judge's Preliminary Approval of Settlement in...
MarketWatch (press release)
Under the terms of the proposed settlement, $105 million will be paid to owner/ operators of public water systems based upon the severity ofcontamination. Atrazine is one of the most commonly used herbicides in the United States, with approximately 75 ...
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Water Law: $105 Million Settlement in Water Pollution Lawsuit Between Swiss ...
Circle of Blue WaterNews
The lawsuit, filed in 2010 in US district court in southern Illinois, alleged that Syngenta designed, marketed, and sold atrazine “knowing that it would contaminate public water supplies when used as intended,” according to Bloomberg BNA.
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State of Wyoming offers cisterns to Pavillion area residents
Casper Star-Tribune Online
If the state finds hydraulic fracturing is the cause of the groundwater contamination, it will “take appropriate and swift action,” he said. A full investigation into the water contamination could take up to 10 years, Purcell said.
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State identifies 15 contaminated wells in Atkinson
Eagle Tribune
The state has done periodic testing of the neighborhood wells since 2002, when DES first found chlorinated solvent contaminants in thewater. The state installed water treatment systems in many homes in the neighborhood to solve the problem, ...
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State offers water cisterns to residents near Pavillion
The Ranger
And for those concerned about their First Amendment right to voice ongoing concern about energy industry practices that may have caused water contamination in the area, Purcell had another message. "You can still get a cistern and still raise Cain," he ...
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The Ranger
Exxon Mobil settles with Pascoag residents over water contamination
The Providence Journal
By News staff PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) - A Superior Court judge has approved a settlement that will have Exxon Mobil Corp. pay $7 million to those in the Burrillville village of Pascoag who had their water supplycontaminated with the gasoline additive MTBE ...
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RIALTO: State requests input on perchlorate contamination
BY JANET ZIMMERMAN In response to a push from lawmakers, the State Water Resources Control Board has called a hearing to evaluate progress toward cleaning up widespread perchlorate contamination emanating from a 160-acre industrial site in Rialto.
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High Water Could Bring Higher Bacterial Levels
High water levels can also come with higher bacteria levels, and so higher risks for water-borne illnesses. According to theWater Monitoring Manger Glen Skuta of the MinnesotaPollution Control Agency, bacteria levels in water go up after heavy rains.
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Former military camp toxins found in Lacamas Creek
by Wayne Havrelly VANCOUVER - A Unit 8 investigation uncovered a brand new EPA study that indicates contamination from Camp Bonneville is migrating and has reached surface water in Lacamas Creek. The contamination comes from 80 years of weapons ...
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Blogs1 new result for water contamination
New test to detect arsenic contamination in drinking water ...
Arsenic is one of the most common elements on Earth and is present as arsenic salts in all water. The World Health Organization sets the safe level for arsenic in drinking water at 10 parts per billion. From the Himalayas to Southeast Asia, ...
University of Cambridge News

Web2 new results for water contamination
Water contamination reached west Kanagawa | Fukushima Diary
water contamination reached west Kanagawa. 100 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from largemouth bass on 5/26/2012. The bass was taken from Ashinoko lake ...
$1M fine for water contamination - Topix
Two Texas companies have agreed to pay more than $1 million in fines for natural gasoline spills that contaminated waters in Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas.

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