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Unhealthily high levels of mercury have been found in fish in national parks in Alaska and the West, proving that even the most remote lakes and streams in the U.S. aren't immune to mercury pollution.
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A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.
The quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6.9, struck about 39 miles southwest of Panguna, Papua New Guinea, at a depth of about 28 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Teck Resources said on Friday its Red Dog operation in Alaska, the world's largest zinc and lead mine, is operating as usual after two earthquakes struck a few miles from the site.
A slow-moving landslide threatening the affluent Wyoming community of Jackson is picking up speed, and efforts to stabilize the area were called off because of safety concerns, city officials said on Friday.
Two earthquakes, a magnitude 5.5 and a magnitude 5.4, struck near the Red Dog Operations zinc-lead mine in remote northwest Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A powerful earthquake rattled Southern Mexico Friday morning, sending people scrambling into the streets in populated areas such as Mexico City.
Raymond Hruby, general manager of technical services at TVAa SWatts Bar Unit 2, speaks to the Rotary Club of Cleveland.
Huffington Post reported Max turned into his alter ego Iron Max as he put on the costume and flew, or rather floated, in an indoor skydiving facility in Colorado.
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Thursday afternoon 18 miles from Currant, Nev., according to the U.S. Geological Survey .
Federal scientists on Thursday said they have found high amounts of mercury in fish that was caught in remote areas of national parks in the Western United States and Alaska.
Doug Hardesty graduated from the MU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and works at U.S. Geological Survey.
Its epicenter was located eight miles northeast of Helena, 21 miles northwest of Enid, 58 miles west of Ponca City, and 86 miles north, northwest of Oklahoma City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Great Lakes fish in the salmon family that rely on the fish "alewife" as part of their diet face a major obstacle in restoring naturally reproducing populations, according to new U.S. Geological Survey research published in the journal Fish and Shellfish Immunology .
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has announced the appointment of six new members to the NASA Advisory Council .
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