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  1. Latest flyover indicates Puna lava flow has slowed, possibly stoppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | FOX Carolina

    Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey who have been carefully monitoring the lava flow heading toward lower Puna say Wednesday's aerial assessment indicates there is little to no activity in the area that once posed the greatest threat to the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision.

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  2. 5 things to know about earthquake faultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.

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  3. Study: Southwest may face 'megadrought' this centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | NorCalBlogs

    Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decade long drought is at least 50 percent, and the chances of a "megadrought" - one that lasts over 30 years - ranges from 20 to 50 percent over the next century.

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  4. 35-Year 'Megadrought' May Threaten Southwest Within Century, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Switched

    A stream of water trickles through a section of Lake Oroville that used to be under water on Aug. 19, 2014, in Oroville, California.

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  5. Texas reviews seismic link to frackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | UPI

    A Texas energy regulator said it was reviewing industry practices for hydraulic fracturing brought into question after a series of seismic events in the state.

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  6. Yellowstone supereruption would send ash across North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Science, Industry and Business

    In the unlikely event of a volcanic supereruption at Yellowstone National Park, the northern Rocky Mountains would be blanketed in meters of ash, and millimeters would be deposited as far away as New York City, Los Angeles and Miami, according to a new study.

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  7. Southwest may face - megadrought' this centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Ag Professional

    Due to global warming, scientists say, the chances of the southwestern United States experiencing a decade long drought is at least 50 percent, and the chances of a "megadrought" one that lasts more than 30 years ranges from 20 to 50 percent over the next century.

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  8. Blueprint for water 'control'? Pol says EPA made secret maps for new regulatory pushRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Westerner

    A top House Republican is charging that the Environmental Protection Agency secretly drafted highly detailed maps of U.S. waterways to set the stage for a controversial plan to expand regulatory power over streams and wetlands, a claim the EPA strongly denies.

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  9. California Energy Commission awards additional $1M for more EV chargersRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | Green Car Congress

    ... Delta Island levee infrastructure and long-term sea level rise, the commission awarded $325,000 to the US Geological Survey (USGS). Money will be used to gather valuable data using state of the art technology. Funded by the Natural Gas program that ...

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  10. Now that the dam is gone, debris lingers on the newly freed Elwha RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Peninsula Daily News

    With the final piece of Glines Canyon Dam blasted away, demolition workers and others labored Wednesday to complete the final portion of the Elwha River restoration project.

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  11. Climate: Greenhouse gas buildup 'loads the dice' for Southwest megadroughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Summit County Voice

    Tree ring records clearly show that the southwestern U.S. experienced megadroughts long before the anthropogenic global warming era.

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  12. 'Megadrought' possible, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Victorville Daily Press

    Over the next century, there is a 20 to 50 percent chance that the Southwestern United States could experience a "megadrought," defined as a drought that lasts more than three decades, according to researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and two universities.

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  13. Pike water is 'generally good'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Pike County Courier

    ... derived from this baseline study. "The Pike County Conservation District is proud to work with the US Geological Survey to better assess both the quantity and quality of Pike County's groundwater resource." Funding for the study was supplied by the ...

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  14. California drought is 'a preview' warn scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Daily Mail

    'Please release my child': Mother of US journalist paraded by ISIS executioner makes desperate TV appeal to beg terrorist leader for mercy - because her son is not to blame for 'the sins of others' Time for the iWatch: Apple's wearable set to be revealed on September 9th alongside iPhone 6 - and it could control your house as well as monitor your ... (more)

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  15. There's A Big Leak In America's Water TowerRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | KQED

    Lednia tumana is fish food that's long thrived in the glacier-fed streams of Montana's Glacier National Park.

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  16. Garden events in Pasco, Aug. 29 and upcomingRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | St. Petersburg Times

    Hydroponic gardening: Learn the basics at a free Pasco Extension seminar at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Hudson Library, 8012 Library Road.

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  17. In our opinion: Recent Napa Valley earthquake reminds Utahns to be preparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Deseret News

    Are those who live in northern Utah's earthquake zone prepared to face a quake similar to the recent one in Napa Valley? Are those who live in northern Utah's earthquake zone prepared to face a quake similar to the recent one in Napa Valley? California's Napa Valley was fortunate that the 6.0 earthquake that struck over the weekend came at 3 a.m., ... (more)

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  18. Natural methane seepage on U.S. Atlantic ocean margin widespreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Science Daily

    Natural methane leakage from the seafloor is far more widespread on the U.S. Atlantic margin than previously thought, according to a study by researchers from Mississippi State University, the U.S. Geological Survey, and other institutions.

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  19. Russia: We don't want the Arctic to become arena of conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Russia Taday

    ... Circle are thought to contain 15 percent of the world's oil, and 30 percent of its gas, according to US Geological Survey research. "When we get together in the framework of this forum, no one ever mentions any conflicts and confrontations. Everyone ...

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  20. South Napa Earthquake Cracks Open New Fears of 'The Big One'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Inhabitat

    The South Napa earthquake that struck northern California on Sunday has cracked open new fears among state residents that "the big one" is imminent.

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