(Rice University 25 November 2013) Rice University researchers have found that gold and palladium nanoparticles can rapidly break down nitrites, a common contaminant in drinking water that often results from overuse of agricultural fertilizers. 29 more words
Tags » Water Contamination
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Los Angeles International Airport has been dealing with contaminated water at its international terminal, according to a newspaper report.
The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday that LAX has shut off water to several gates in the Tom Bradley International Terminal, which is currently undergoing a $1.9-billion transformation. 230 more words
It’s frustrating to try to figure out what the deal is on the relationship between hydraulic fracturing and water contamination.
Fracking proponents will tell you unequivocally that “there’s still no evidence of hydraulic fracturing fluids migrating from depth to contaminate aquifers.” They hang their hats on a largely debunked… 578 more words
Don’t “short-circuit America’s absolute explosion in energy opportunity” —USCC President Donohue
An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) study on fracking, due to be released in 2014, could be used to justify clamping down on the environmentally disastrous technique, which has caused a surge in U.S. 406 more words
Science Alert University of Western Australia 28 November 2013
Each square kilometre of Australian sea surface water is contaminated by around 4000 pieces of tiny plastics that could affect humans as well as marine life according to researchers from The University of Western Australia and CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship. 60 more words