posted on January 17, 2014 at 5:48 PM
Last Thursday, thousands of gallons of a chemical used to prepare coal for processing spilled into the primary source of drinking water for 300,000 in Charleston, West Virginia. The ban was lifted, but not before questions over the safety of...
posted on May 17, 2013 at 1:59 PM
A new study says natural gas drilling, or fracking, hasn't contaminated drinking water wells in Arkansas but researchers say the geology there is more of a natural barrier to pollution than in other areas where drilling takes place.
posted on August 26, 2011 at 4:07 PM
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Investing as little as 0.16 percent of the world's gross domestic product - or $198 billion per year - could give half a billion people regular access to safe drinking water within four years, a U.N. official said...