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Hawaiian Volcano about to consume its first home, with lava meters away

The 1,000-degree red mass of molten rock threatening to destroy a Hawaiian town is now only meters away from reaching its first home, and now threatens dozens more as it reaches Pahoa’s commercial hub. 475 more words

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Texas Amends Waste Disposal Rules For Fracking

 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The Texas Railroad Commission has amended rules for disposal well operators amid concerns that high-pressure injections can trigger earthquakes.

As of Nov. 203 more words


Microbe to control invasive mussels in open water approved by U.S. EPA

By Howard Meyerson

GRAND RAPIDS MI, –  Federal scientists working to protect Great Lakes waters and fisheries are enthused about a new commercial product called Zequanox, which kills zebra mussels and quagga mussels without harming other species. 759 more words

Magnitude 2.7 Quake Rattles East Bay Near Antioch

ANTIOCH (CBS SF) — A small earthquake struck the East Bay Saturday morning about 3 miles north of Antioch, the USGS reported.

The temblor had a magnitude of 2.7 and occurred at 6:42 a.m. 197 more words


Poster on Hydrologic and geomorphic drivers of changing flood hazard at the AGU Fall Meeting 2014

I will be presenting a scientific poster at American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall meeting (San Francisco) this year, on Friday 19 December.

Title: Hydrologic and geomorphic drivers of changing flood hazard… 36 more words


Federal Workers Paid to Not Work

Agencies Paid Hundreds of Employees to Not Work for at Least One Year

By Eric Katz, October 20, 2014 Government Executive

They should investigate the US Geological Survey USGS National Water Quality Laboratory NWQL. 54 more words

Harassment and Hostile Work Environment

These psychopaths (The study of the psychopath reveals an individual who is incapable of feeling guilt, remorse or empathy for their actions), go unchecked ruining people’s lives and careers, causing financial ruin, serious health issues and in some cases suicide.These managers are not held accountable for their actions in any manner. 755 more words