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RISING ocean mercury levels: Pro-seafood industry organization feels the heat & warns journalists that “Unscientific extrapolation is not only a violation of journalism standards…”

The U.S. pro-seafood industry organization The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) has earlier this month (August 8) released a ‘media alert’ to ‘warn’ journalists about a new study published in… 416 more words


How Does Cooking With Unfiltered Tap Water Affect Your Food

Many people overlook the amount of tap water that they use for cooking on a daily basis. And if you’re concerned about the quality of the tap water that you drink, shouldn’t you also be concerned about the water you use for cooking? 318 more words


Wine contamination scare

It is Friday evening and you are relaxing and enjoying a glass or two of a ten year old red wine. You roll the wine on your tongue and you detect a bouquet of raspberry and leather with a slight hint of phthalate. 682 more words

Debated Additives

Don't let fracking waste be shipped on our waterways!

A letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the permit application for a barge unloading and pipeline facility in Meigs County, Ohio

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Water Contamination

Contaminants You May Find in Your Drinking Water

Most sources of fresh, drinking water aren’t exactly clean. Disregarding pollution and human activity, these bodies of water can become contaminated by naturally-occurring substances like selenium and mercury. 174 more words


theGeotechnica – Issue No.22: June 2013

June 2013

- Gabions Go Green – Writing on behalf of geotechnical specialists Maccaferri is Jeff Laverack of Holmes Media. This month Jeff writes to theGeotechnica as Maccaferri unveil their latest innovation – an environmentally friendly polymer coating system to compliment their well-established gabion walls. 164 more words


theGeotechnica – Issue No.21: May 2013

May 2013

- Marchetti DMT’s Seismic Dilatometer – An of the overview of the presentation given by Dr Sara Amoroso of Marchetti DMT on the Dilatometer, delivered on an Equipe Training Technical Seminar in February 2013. 256 more words