Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

The green way

Brooklyn waterfront bike path pitched as storm barrier

Daily News

New York Daily News

A 14-mile walking and bicycling path under construction along the western rim of Brooklyn with eco-friendly features could divert as much as a half-billion gallons of stormwater from the borough's combined sewer system and may become the borough’s first line of defense against Superstorm Sandy-like flooding.

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Funds will improve Delaware River Watershed

Daily Record

Federal officials have announced projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey that will receive more than $15 million to improve water quality in the Delaware River Watershed as part of the new Regional Conservation Partnership Program.

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New contaminants found in fracking wastewater

Phys.org

Duke University scientists have discovered high levels of two potentially hazardous contaminants, ammonium and iodide, in wastewater being discharged or spilled into streams and rivers from oil and gas operations in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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