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California declares massive natural gas leak sealed

A blowout at a natural gas well that spewed massive amounts of climate-changing methane for nearly four months and drove thousands of Los Angeles families from their homes has been permanently sealed, state officials declared ...

dateFeb 18, 2016 in Environment
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The chemistry behind Flint's water crisis

When the city of Flint switched drinking water sources in 2014, it triggered a health emergency as startlingly high levels of lead turned up in the water. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine ...

dateFeb 17, 2016 in Other
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