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Wind and freshwater rob Southern Ocean of oxygen

Increased freshwater from melting Antarctic ice sheets plus increased wind have reduced the amount of oxygen in the Southern Ocean and made it warmer and more acidic, geoscientists report. Researchers …

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Fracking wastewater accumulation found in freshwater mussels’ shells

The Elliptio complanate freshwater mussel, one of the two species used in the experiment. Credit: Westcott Phillip Elevated concentrations of strontium, an element associated with oil and gas …

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Fracking without Freshwater at a West Texas Oilfield

Fracking has revived the Permian after years of flat output … Texas lawmakers considered two bills this year that would require oil and gas companies to recycle oilfield wastewater, though neither became law. Much of west Texas is still very dry after …

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Wastewater Into “Freshwater” — Newly Developed Technologies Produce Cleaner Treated Water For Less

A new wastewater treatment system that is more energy efficient than current conventional methods has been developed by a professor of civil, architectural, and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, according to a recent press release. In addition to the above-mentioned system itself, multiple other technologies have been developed for use in conjunction with the system

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