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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.
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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.
4 hrs ago | AlertNet
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.
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Those killed and missing had gone early in the morning to fix the ropes for climbers along the route to summit.
9 hrs ago | Common Dreams
A powerful earthquake rattled Southern Mexico Friday morning, sending people scrambling into the streets in populated areas such as Mexico City.
11 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
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 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.
On 17 March at 7.53am, the Los Angeles Times ran a story on its website about an earthquake striking near the city: "A shallow magnitude 2.7 earthquake aftershock was reported Monday morning four miles from Westwood, according to the US Geological Survey.
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For those looking to do a little fishing this year at a national park, it might be a good idea to catch and release.
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