Tuesday, April 12, 2016

EDCs found

Study: Fracking wastewater may harm W.Va. waterways

NPS.gov

WV Metro News

A study from the U.S. Geological Survey and researchers from the University of Missouri found hazardous endocrine disrupting chemicals – a potential byproduct of the nearby wastewater disposal facility – in Wolf Creek that could impact public health in West Virginia. The study’s author says it reveals a need for a wider examination of how water is impacted by fracking waste.

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Newark schools lead problem known years ago

New York Times

Drinking water in Newark Public Schools was found to contain high levels of lead at least as far back as six years ago, according to data collected and analyzed then but released to the public for the first time on Friday.

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Sea level rise threatens U.S. historical sites

Associated Press

With scientists forecasting sea levels to rise by anywhere from several inches to several feet by 2100, historic structures and coastal heritage sites around the world are under threat. Some sites and artifacts in New York, Boston, Annapolis, Md., and Jamestown, Va., could become submerged.

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