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2013-09-25 23:30:19

Water Researcher Sharon Kleyne Reports on Less Obvious Impact of Recent Flooding. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The recent massive flooding in northeastern Colorado was a tragedy in lost lives, destroyed homes and lost agricultural crops. In a recent interview, water researcher Sharon Kleyne took a step back to examine some of the lessons to be learned from the flood, and even point out a couple of benefits, while offering sincere condolences to the victims. Sharon Kleyne is...

2011-12-22 12:00:00

Northrop Grumman recently provided a grant to Rose State College to be used for the digging of an educational water well. Midwest City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 A grant to Rose State College by Aerospace and defense giant, Northrop Grumman, provided for the digging of a water well on the campus to be used for educational purposes. Rose State environmental science professor, Dan Ratcliff, said the well will help environmental science students understand important scientific issues...

2009-06-10 11:18:00

Poll Finds Majority of Texans Oppose Politicians that Support Nuke Dump PERALTA, N.M., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looking at the possibility of radioactive waste poisoning a vital source of drinking water for millions of Americans, a group called Save the Ogallala Aquifer (SOA) has formed to sound the alarm. The State of Texas recently granted a permit to Waste Control Specialists to dispose of radioactive waste in their Andrews County, Texas dump. The dump sits over the top of the...

2008-09-17 06:00:24

By Julene Bair While touting his plan to wean us off foreign oil, Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens makes no bones about being heavily invested in the natural gas he wants us to use in our cars. Nor does he deny the wind generated on his 200,000-acre wind farm would inflate a fortune accumulated selling fossil fuel. But he says little of his intention to market fossil water. That's what conservationists call finite supplies of water dating to prehistoric times. The Ogallala Aquifer is...


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Sandhills (Nebraska)
2013-04-18 23:21:59

The Sandhills, frequently written as Sand Hills, is a region of mixed-grass prairie on grass-stabilized sand dunes within north-central Nebraska, covering just over a quarter of the state. The dunes were established as a National Natural Landmark in the year 1984. The boundaries of the Sandhills are defined by various standards by different organizations. Depending on the definition, the region's area can be as small as 19,600 square miles or as large as 23,600 square miles. The dunes...

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