Veolia Secures Contract to Manage Radioactive Fracking Waste in West Virginia

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Oct 122017
 

French enviornmental services firm, Veolia has been selected by West Virginian firm Antero Resources, to treat radioactive waste from its fracking operations. Veolia said that under the contract it will manage the sophisticated process of loading …
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World’s densest region of volcanoes is found beneath West Antarctica’s ice – MinnPost

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Aug 172017
 

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World's densest region of volcanoes is found beneath West Antarctica's ice
MinnPost
Antarctica remains among the least studied areas of the globe, and as a young scientist I was excited to learn about something new and not well understood. After examining existing data on West Antarctica, I began discovering traces of volcanism
Another climate-change nightmare: 91 new volcanoes beneath Antarctica's iceWashington Post
Another Climate-Change Nightmare: 91 New Volcanoes Under Antarctica's IceNDTV
Fears dozens of newly-discovered volcanoes below Antarctica could ERUPT triggering mass flooding and global chaosThe Sun
The Hindu –India.com
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West Texas Ranchers Threaten Lawsuits Over Fracking

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Aug 092017
 

The answer would be to reuse the brackish water that is the byproduct of fracking operations … toxic and unusable wastewater annually. Developing new ways to recycle water would not only accelerate job growth, but help Texas and other water-stressed …
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Violent storms lash north west France as more extreme weather warnings issued – The Local France

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Jul 192017
 

The Local France

Violent storms lash north west France as more extreme weather warnings issued
The Local France
Violent storms lashed Brittany on Tuesday and were on their way to Normandy, while parts of the south west, including the Dordogne are also set for extreme weather. While most of France was sweltering in the heat as temperatures rose once again

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Extreme weather bumps some crops, bursts others – Sonoma West

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Jun 212017
 

Sonoma West

Extreme weather bumps some crops, bursts others
Sonoma West
The first half of 2017 brought extreme weather. The winter came with flooding rains while the past weekend's dry heat shattered decades-old records. In between the rain and heat, there's been hail, wind and the occasional perfect day. “It's been

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Why Did an Enormous Chunk of West Antarctica Suddenly Start … – Gizmodo

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Jun 192017
 

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Why Did an Enormous Chunk of West Antarctica Suddenly Start …
Gizmodo
300000 square miles is nearly twice the area of California. It's difficult to visualize a space that vast, but go ahead and give it a try. Now, imagine this California …
Scientists Saw a Nearly Unheard of Antarctic MeltdownClimate Central
2016 Antarctica Melt Event Was Bigger Than Texas, Scientists ConcludeThe Weather Channel
Massive El Niño melting event hit West Antarctica in 2016Science Recorder
Digital Journal –TopExaminer –Beacon Transcript
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In Photos: NASA aerial images record West Antarctica melting ice – The Globe and Mail

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Jun 092017
 

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In Photos: NASA aerial images record West Antarctica melting ice
The Globe and Mail
NASA's Operation IceBridge has been studying how polar ice has evolved over the past eight years and is currently flying a set of 12-hour research flights over West Antarctica at the start of the melt season. Researchers have used the IceBridge data to …

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West Virginia groundwater not affected by fracking, but surface water is

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Apr 252017
 

Three years of fracking has not contaminated groundwater in northwestern West Virginia, but accidental spills of wastewater from fracked wells may pose a threat to surface water, according to a new study. The scientists used a broad suite of geochemical …
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Crude oil pipeline leak reported west of Calgary

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Mar 182017
 

BRAGG CREEK, Alta. — Alberta’s Energy Regulator says a pipeline has leaked crude oil in southwestern Alberta. AER spokeswoman Monica Hermary says Husky Energy of Calgary reported the spill at Cox Hill Creek on Thursday around 3 p.m. Cox Hill Creek is …
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Fracking Wastewater Spills Alter Microbes in West Virginia Waters

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Feb 282017
 

Wastewater from oil and gas operations – including fracking for shale gas – at a West Virginia site altered microbes downstream, according to a Rutgers-led study. The study, published recently in Science of the Total Environment, showed that wastewater …
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