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Charleston, West Virginia

West Virginia Water Woes – How You Can Help

Published on February 3rd, 2014 | by Heather Carr

The West Virginia water woes continue, with more chemicals being discovered in the already contaminated Elk River.  At least ten thousand gallons of MCHM leaked into the river upstream of Charleston’s drinking supply.  No one knows ... Read More


West Virginia Water

West Virginia Water Woes

Published on January 20th, 2014 | by Heather Carr

West Virginia has had its share of water woes.  The latest came last week from a leaky chemical storage facility when MCHM, a little-studied chemical, contaminated the drinking water supply of Charleston, West Virginia. Initially, residents ... Read More


Great Barrier Reef

An Aquifer Under the Sea?

Published on December 9th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

Australian researchers have found evidence of aquifers under the sea. 120,000 cubic miles of fresh and low-salinity water might be stored and available for human use. “The volume of this water resource is a hundred times ... Read More

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