News tagged with underground water

Asia, US plains facing water extraction crisis

Heavily-populated regions of Asia, the arid Middle East and parts of the US corn belt are dangerously over-exploiting their underground water supplies, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Nature.

dateAug 08, 2012 in Environment
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Toxic chemicals at Australian CSG sites

A major Australian coal seam gas miner on Sunday said it had discovered traces of carcinogenic chemicals at a number of its monitoring sites, fuelling debate about the contentious industry.

dateAug 29, 2011 in Environment
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Underground waters resist forced depollution

An experiment conducted at the EPFL Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory has demonstrated the role played by micro-organisms in the degradation – without oxygen – of a very common pollutant: vinyl chloride.

dateMay 27, 2011 in Environment
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