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2013-08-23 10:51:11

A new model to predict the risk of contaminants in groundwater will save those who use it significant time and money, highlighting drinking water quality issues in the process. This model is currently being implemented in China to determine the spread of groundwater contamination by arsenic. "Arsenic poisoning due to the use of contaminated drinking water is a major health problem in many parts of the world," explained Dr. Luis Rodriguez-Lado, a researcher on the model design team....

2013-07-26 18:47:57

A new study of 100 private water wells in and near the Barnett Shale showed elevated levels of potential contaminants such as arsenic and selenium closest to natural gas extraction sites, according to a team of researchers that was led by UT Arlington associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Kevin Schug. The results of the North Texas well study were published online by the journal Environmental Science & Technology Thursday. The peer-reviewed paper focuses on the presence of...

2013-06-27 23:42:22

Water Test America offers comprehensive and convenient testing kits for customers concerned about drinking water contamination due to fracking or natural gas drilling. The test results are analyzed from customer-collected water samples according to the highest laboratory quality standards. Maywood, NJ (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Water Test America is pleased to announce a new line of sophisticated tests which are designed to determine the presence of fracking contamination. Many areas...

2013-06-04 23:03:35

A Pennsylvania couple´s appeal challenges the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection´s determination that a type of gas well drilling known as fracking did not contaminate their drinking water supply. The couple alleges that the determination is arbitrary and capricious and has no supporting scientific data or evidence to back it up. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the victims of toxic...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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