pollution

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USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution Link

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.

03/04/2015

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Nevada Gets $1 Billion Of Pollution Settlement

Anadarko Petroleum will pay the state for perchlorate pollution in Lake Mead water and soil

04/03/2014

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Lake Mead Ends Swim Ban After Testing Mystery Foam

Officials say they’re welcoming swimmers back to the Overton Arm at Lake Mead after finding no dangerous toxins in the water.

06/13/2013

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Nevada Tribe Fights Coal Plant In Pollution Battle

A Native American reservation outside Las Vegas is trying to persuade the federal government that their community faces serious health risks from a nearby power plant by appealing to a nationwide campaign to increase visibility at national parks.

05/03/2012

Summer

Ozone Pollution Season Begins

May marks the start of the ozone pollution season.

05/02/2011