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Obama Administration Attacks Leaks and Methane Gas Emissions from Oil Wells


The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed the first federal regulations requiring the nation’s oil and gas industry to cut emissions of wasted methane gas as part of an expanding and increasingly aggressive effort to combat climate change. 378 more words

Global Warming

China Plagued by Serious Air and Groundwater Pollution

Most of China’s underground water unfit for human contact

An official report on China’s state of environment during 2014, released by the country’s Ministry of Environmental Protection,  reveals “serious air and groundwater pollution,” said a… 152 more words

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Space Radar Helps Track Underground Water Pollution Risk

Fast Facts:

› Groundwater pollution is a worldwide threat to water availability.

› A new technique uses satellite observations of land use changes to assess a region’s risk of groundwater pollution. 764 more words

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Duke Energy Fined $25 Million for Polluting Groundwater from Leaking Old Coal Ash Pits

North Carolina environmental officials said Tuesday that they are fining Duke Energy $25 million over pollution that has been seeping into groundwater for years from a pair of coal ash pits at a retired power plant. 944 more words

Groundwater Pollution

Natural Gas -- all it's fracked up to be?

Raise a glass of your local tap water to this great cartoon by Salt Lake Tribune’s Pat Bagley.

Then, Discuss!

'Made in China' - A Pollution Perspective

On a week-long field trip to both Suzhou and Shanghai in 2014 during my summer school, I gained many insights to how China developed culturally and as the Geography student, I was most interested in the environmental aspects of China’s development. 453 more words