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Scientists link deep wells to deadly Spain quake

Farmers drilling ever deeper wells over decades to water their crops likely contributed to a deadly earthquake in southern Spain last year, a new study suggests. The findings may add to concerns about the effects of new energy ...

dateOct 21, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Groundwater a viable resource for Malaysians

A report on productive aquifers in hard rock on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia suggests greater water supply than has previously been recognised. The work, published in the Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology, ...

dateSep 05, 2012 in Environment
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Study finds room to store CO2 underground

A new study by researchers at MIT shows that there is enough capacity in deep saline aquifers in the United States to store at least a century's worth of carbon dioxide emissions from the nation's coal-fired powerplants. ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Environment
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