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LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Saturday, March 13, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 4040 Paramount Blvd., Lakewood, California 90712.
Stormwater runoff is the main source of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon pollutants to the NY/NJ Harbor.
A new study by Texas AgriLife Research scientists finds that contrary to widespread perceptions, springs in the Edwards Plateau, which provide much of the stream flows, have not been declining as a result of increased encroachment of woody plants. In fact, spring flows are twice as high as they were prior to 1950.
LONDON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2009, the World Bank increased its lending for large hydropower projects, at a time when investment fell in many other sectors.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Wilbur Fondren Jr. was sentenced today to 36 months in prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for charges involving espionage and making false statements to the FBI.
New space observations reveal that since October 2003, the aquifers for California's primary agricultural region -- the Central Valley -- and its major mountain water source -- the Sierra Nevadas -- have lost nearly enough water combined to fill Lake Mead, America's largest reservoir.
NEW YORK, Nov.
Researchers in MIT's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering believe they have pinpointed a pathway by which arsenic may be contaminating the drinking water in Bangladesh, a phenomenon that has puzzled scientists, world health agencies and the Bangladeshi government for nearly 30 years.
Although declining streamflows and half-full reservoirs have gotten most of the attention in water conflicts around the United States, some of the worst battles of the next century may be over groundwater, experts say â€“ a critical resource often taken for granted until it begins to run out.
YORK, Pa., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pointing to the findings of a national report issued today, Governor Edward G. Rendell said hydropower holds tremendous potential for generating clean energy and creating jobs for Pennsylvania and the nation.
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