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NIST corrosion lab tests suggest need for underground gas tank retrofits

A hidden hazard lurks beneath many of the roughly 156,000 gas stations across the United States. The hazard is corrosion in parts of underground gas storage tanks—corrosion that could result in failures, leaks and contamination of groundwater, a source of drinking water. 60 more words

Groundwater Pollution

Congress Spotlight #24 – Got a question? Biomass may be the answer

Got a question? Biomass may be the answer

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It’s just possible that sustainable biomass could be, if not a panacea for the world’s energy challenges, then perhaps the next best thing. 926 more words

IUFRO Spotlight

CA Halts Injection of Fracking Waste, Warning it May Be Contaminating Aquifers - ProPublica

California officials have ordered an emergency shut-down of 11 oil and gas waste injection sites and a review more than 100 others in the state’s drought-wracked Central Valley out of fear that companies may have been pumping fracking fluids and other toxic waste into drinking water aquifers there. 95 more words

Environmental Contamination

Florida County Goes To Court Over 'Acid Fracking' Near Everglades | Nassau News Live

In southwest Florida, county officials are fighting the state over a new oil drilling process that’s known by many different names: acidification, acidizing, acid stimulation and acid fracking. 138 more words

Environmental Regulatory