Study finds that fracking contaminated a water supply

Mar 29, 2016
One of the biggest debates about fracking is whether it pollutes underground water supplies
A fracking site is situated on the outskirts of town in the Permian Basin oil field on January 21, 2016 in the oil town of Midland, Texas. 
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On the ground from Kathmandu, Nepal

Apr 27, 2015
Aid workers face challenges after a devastating quake.
Nepalese rescue personnel and volunteers observe damaged buildings in Bhaktapur, Nepal, two days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit the country. 
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Municipal water systems are vulnerable

Aug 4, 2014
Toledo residents can drink tap water again, but what does the future hold?

Chicago water: What does lead taste like?

Sep 26, 2013
Chicago’s effort to rebuild its water system has run into a problem: it’s replacing lead pipes, and lead is seeping into the water supply.