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Unearthed: The Fracking Facade

A video exposing a flawed claim often abused in the sales pitch for promoting shale gas development across the world: “With a history of 60 years, after nearly a million wells drilled, there are no documented cases that hydraulic fracturing … Continue reading

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CSG’s link to lower water level at Thirlmere Lakes

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with groundwater engineer Professor Philip Pells and Caroline Graham of the Rivers SOS committee. Listen to the podcast

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Water treatments alone not enough to combat fluorosis in Ethiopia

Tim Lucas EurekAlert DURHAM, NC — Increased intake of dietary calcium may be key to addressing widespread dental health problems faced by millions of rural residents in Ethiopia’s remote, poverty-stricken Main Rift Valley, according to a new Duke University-led study. … Continue reading

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University of Alberta vs. Nestle: Controversy and honorary degrees

Scott Harris Rabble The University of Alberta is embroiled in controversy over its decision to award an honorary degree to Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, the Chair of Nestlé, the largest multinational food and water corporation in the world and one of the … Continue reading

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Roundup in your Urine; Useless Corn Approved; GMOs Unsustainable

Food Consumer Studies have already found Monsanto’s toxic herbicide Roundup in groundwater, in streams, and even in the rain and air of US agricultural areas. It’s been found in our blood and even crosses the placental barrier to enter our … Continue reading

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89 sieverts per hour measured in soil near Columbia River in Washington — Worst contamination just feet from groundwater

Annette Cary EneNews Hanford officials have settled on a plan to clean up what may be the most highly radioactive spill at the nuclear reservation. It depends on calling back into service the 47-year-old, oversized hot cell where the spill … Continue reading

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Thyroid cancer, fracking and nuclear power

Source: Activist Post Thyroid cancer cases have more than doubled since 1997 in the United States, while deadly industrial practices that contaminate groundwater with radiation and other carcinogens are also rising. New information released by the U.S. National Cancer Institute … Continue reading

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