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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.

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.

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

2013-05-06 23:17:23

With energy costs continuing to soar and geothermal energy gaining in popularity, the question is raised: isn't it about time Mom received the gift of a drill? O'Fallon,


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.