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Waste water injection well caused 12 earthquakes in Ohio

March 10th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

It seems a day can't go by without reading some new controversy regarding racking, or hydraulic fracturing as it is technically known. The EPA, already investigating claims of ground water contamination as a result of fracking, can now add to their list another side effect of fracking; earthquakes

The Groundwater Problem at the Great Lakes

October 25th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

The Great Lakes isn't the only area in the U.S. facing water shortages. In fact, lately it seems like there are more areas dealing with shortage or drought than not. We all need to change our habits to conserve water now, before the situation becomes even more critical. Here are some ideas to get you started!

EPA Regulating Coal Ash

May 17th, 2010 | by Scott James

This week the EPA proposed national regulations to govern the safe management and disposal of coal ash from coal-fired power [&hellip

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