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EPA: Tests show water sent to Navajo Nation met standards

posted on October 16, 2015 at 3:31 PM

New tests on water sent to Navajo Nation farmers after millions of gallons of waste spilled from a Colorado mine indicate that the emergency supply met federal and tribal standards for livestock and irrigation, federal officials say. Full Story

New Mexico official: EPA kept water data secret after spill

posted on September 18, 2015 at 3:42 PM

Federal regulators refused to share water-quality data for weeks following a blowout of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine that fouled rivers across the Southwest, a New Mexico official said Thursday. Full Story

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers

posted on September 11, 2015 at 6:13 PM

Domestic Oil By-Products Are Curse and Blessing for Farmers and Ranchers
Their livestock have grazed the high plains of eastern New Mexico for generations, but the domestic energy boom of the past decade has some ranchers saying ‘there goes the neighborhood.’ Full Story

Texas Regulator Clears Oil and Gas Company of Causing Quakes

posted on September 4, 2015 at 3:06 PM

The regulatory agency overseeing Texas' oil and gas industry has determined that a series of small earthquakes in North Texas likely wasn't caused by drilling operations by an Exxon Mobil subsidiary. Full Story

Contamination still high near ND spill, dropping downstream

posted on February 13, 2015 at 2:11 PM

Records released by state health officials show high contamination levels persist along a North Dakota creek more than a month after a massive wastewater spill in the state's oil patch. Full Story

Study Indicates 2011 Oklahoma Earthquake Was Likely Man-Made

posted on March 28, 2013 at 12:05 PM

USGS geophysicist describe the pressure increase from injections as similar to blowing more air in a balloon, weakening the skin of the balloon Full Story

Farm bureaus: EPA lawsuit could affect thousands

posted on September 7, 2012 at 11:44 AM

The American Farm Bureau and its West Virginia counterpart say an Environmental Protection Agency move aimed at cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay could set critical legal precedent for their members, so they should be allowed to intervene in an... Full Story

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