heavy metals

States Confirm Hundreds Of  Water Contamination Cases From Fracking, Drilling
The pollution comes from both hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and conventional drilling methods to extract petroleum and natural gas. Read more...
A recently published study by researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington found elevated levels of arsenic and other heavy metals in groundwater near natural gas fracking sites in Texas’ Barnett Shale. Read more...
Shouldn't public officials be the ones to think about the long-term consequences of decisions like this? Soaring rock-salt prices are prompting commu Read more...
Well, my goodness. It looks as though the people in the path of that massive ash spill are going to be, um, immunologically challenged! Yes, despite Read more...
[media id=7016] [H/t Heather] The environmental disaster first disclosed a few days ago is growing much bigger than authorities described: A coal as Read more...