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  1. Atmospheric releases of BPA could contaminate surface waters, research findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WaterWorld

    May 21, 2015 -- Research has found that elevated concentrations of Bisphenol-A , a chemical used in consumer products such as plastic food storage and beverage containers, have been discharged into local waterbodies by municipal or industrial wastewater. With this, researchers from the University of Missouri and U.S. Geological Survey recently assessed water quality near industrial sites in the state of Missouri that are permitted to release BPA into the air.

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  2. Water worries: Is management or supply the challenge?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Beef Magazine

    "The fact is, there is enough water to meet the world's growing needs, but not without dramatically changing the way water is used, managed and shared," according to " Water for a Sustainable World ," the 2015 United Nations World Water Development report. "The global water crisis is one of governance, much more than of resource availability."

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  3. Advocacy group: Wind turbine rules needed to protect birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    The sky above a tabletop-flat expanse of eastern Michigan farmland near Lake Huron is a well-traveled pathway for migratory birds journeying between summer nesting areas in Canada's boreal forests and wintering grounds to the south. Thanks to reliably brisk winds, the ground below is dotted with hundreds of electricity-generating turbines.

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  4. Editorial: Area river gauges need to be fixedRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | LongmontFYI

    As rain pounded eastern Colorado over the past couple of weeks, anyone who'd been a resident back in September 2013 understandably felt nerves on edge.

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  5. 6.9-magnitude quake strikes off Solomon IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Straits Times

    A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and no major damage was expected. The quake hit at a depth of 19 km, some 184 km from Lata and 487 km from the capital Honiara.

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  6. North American Deer Summit sets strategies, Pennsylvania gets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PennLive.com

    The 300 representatives from all across the hunting world at the recent 2015 North American Deer Summit in Louisville, Ky., focused on hunter recruitment and retention, political influences on hunting, landscape change and habitat loss, the public's perception of hunting, and the captive deer industry. Through the collaboration of deer conservation organizations, hunters, landowners, state and federal agencies, industry leaders, outdoor media and other stakeholders, specific actions were identified to address the threats that are endangering our deer-hunting heritage.

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  7. .com | 6.9-magnitude quake strikes off Solomon IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News24

    A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and no major damage was expected. The quake hit at a depth of 19km, about 184km from Lata and 487km from the capital Honiara.

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  8. 69magnitude quake strikes off Solomon Islands USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hindustan Times

    A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and no major damage was expected. The quake hit at a depth of 19 kilometres , some 184 kilometres from Lata and 487 kilometres from the capital Honiara.

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  9. 4.1-Magnitude Quake Hits Salton SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC Los Angeles

    A magnitude-4.1 earthquake struck near the south shore of the Salton Sea on Wednesday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

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  10. Earthquake: 4.0 quake strikes near ImperialRead the original story

    Wednesday | Los Angeles Times

    A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening 22 miles from Imperial, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:15 p.m. PST at a depth of 0 miles.

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  11. Strong quake hits near Solomon Islands, no tsunami expectedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    A strong earthquake struck near the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but no tsunami was expected and there were no immediate reports of damage. The earthquake, with a magnitude 7.0, was centered near the Santa Cruz Island group between the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu at a depth of 10 km , the USGS said.

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  12. Declare war on climate change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CNN

    The consequences of climate change go far beyond warming temperatures, which scientists say are melting the polar ice caps and raising sea levels. Click through the gallery for a look at 10 other key effects of climate change, some of which may surprise you.

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  13. Why is #fracking causing earthquakes? And can we reduce the risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | North Denver News

    ... fluid injection volumes, fluid extraction volumes, and regional seismicity with time. A recent US Geological Survey (USGS) report indicates the seismic hazard in some areas of Texas is now comparable to areas of Oklahoma and California due in part ...

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  14. Atmospheric release of BPA may reach nearby waterwaysRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Medical News Today

    Water contamination by hormone-disrupting pollutants is threatening water quality around the world. Existing research has determined that harmful concentrations of Bisphenol-A , a chemical used in consumer products such as plastic food storage and beverage containers, have been deposited directly into rivers and streams by municipal or industrial wastewater.

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  15. Swarm Of Earthquakes Shake Imperial County's CalipatriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CBS Local

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  16. Fracking might not be Cause of Those Earthquakes After AllRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | RedState

    One of the favorite stories trotted out by the media and opponents of fracking is that the process causes earthquakes. Unsurprisingly, it looks like this is yet another case of the media and the Left relying on the narrative instead of scientific facts.

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  17. Study shows Colorado's biggest storms can happen any timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | EurekAlert!

    In a state known for its dramatic weather and climate, Colorado's history of extreme precipitation varies considerably by season and location, according to a new study led by the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science, a partnership between the University of Colorado Boulder and NOAA. Decision makers -- often facing increased pressure to consider climate change information -- typically turn to historical averages to understand when and where extreme rain, hail and snow happen in the state.

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  18. Editorial: Fix river gauges nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Daily Camera

    As rain pounded eastern Colorado over the past couple of weeks, anyone who'd been a resident back in September 2013 understandably felt nerves on edge. Surely, if another flood was coming, authorities would give us early warning and, knowing what we know now, we'd do our best to evacuate if warranted.

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  19. 6.9-magnitude quake strikes off Solomon Islands: USGSRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Nation

    A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued and no major damage was expected. The quake hit at a depth of 19 kilometres , some 184 kilometres from Lata and 487 kilometres from the capital Honiara.

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  20. New guidelines help prevent collisions with wind turbines, migratory birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Daily Republic

    The sky above a tabletop-flat expanse of eastern Michigan farmland near Lake Huron is a well-traveled pathway for migratory birds journeying between summer nesting areas in Canada's boreal forests and wintering grounds to the south. Thanks to reliably brisk winds, the ground below is dotted with hundreds of electricity-generating turbines.

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