U.S. Geological Service

July 17, 2016--How hydroelectric power kills insects, and why that matters (Pacific Standard)

Hydroelectric power is a well-established and low-cost form of renewable energy that doesn’t produce greenhouse gases.


February 12, 2010--How ground water contamination spreads (Environmental News Network)

Why are some wells contaminated and some are not? All wells are not equally vulnerable to contamination because of differences in three factors: the general aquifer chemistry, groundwater age, and paths within aquifer systems that allow water and contaminants to reach a well.


November 7, 2008--Group appeals water permit to LES plant (Denver Post)

An environmental group says it feels like state officials ignored concerns it raised over a water discharge permit for a uranium enrichment plant in southeastern New Mexico, and has appealed to the state C

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