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Houston's post-Harvey toxic mess

With overflowing sewage, under-regulated exploding chemical plants, and leaking household cleaning and gardening chemicals, some of the air and water in Texas was a toxic mess in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

dateSep 12, 2017 in Environment
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Why is Texas shaking?

Almost a decade ago, the ground around the densely populated Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex started shaking. As the frequency and intensity of earthquakes increased in a region poorly prepared for the seismic activity, the risk ...

dateMar 31, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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