Fracking: US requires disclosure of chemicals for oil, gas drilling on public lands

...largest customer of FracFocus. Nearly 95,000 wells nationwide are registered with the site, which is managed by the Ground Water Protection Council and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. Both groups are based in Oklahoma. The groundwater...

North Augusta reservoir project on schedule

...consumption. Unlike North Augusta, Richmond County draws water from the Augusta Canal and is supplemented by three ground water treatment plants. Glover said the reservoir will help the city fall into compliance with Environmental Protection Agency...

Public input sought on Allendale landfill

...up and removing contaminated soil. Still, the EPA's website says contamination has affected ground water on site and off the site, and ground water contamination poses a threat to the public water supply well near the site.In a public notice...

Way We Were: Olive Road Overpass

...track can only have about a 1 percent grade."(So they can't raise the railroad overpass.)"Besides, you have ground water just below your street level there. If you tried to dig deeper, you'd have to put in a pumping station, and that...

Tommy Berrie Sr.

...operator of Berrie Well Drilling. He was a member of Believers Worship Center. Mr. Berrie was a member of the SC Ground Water Association and enjoyed "tinkering" with things. In addition to his parents, late wife and former wife, family...

New active ingredient makes fire ant granules less effective

...whole colony is supposed to die within about two days. The club soda leaves no poisonous residue, does not contaminate ground water and does not kill other insects. It all sounds good but it won't work. The ants simply move.Then you hear the...

Gardening | Life
Backyard dangers to watch for

...proper disposal of leftover or unwanted product. Never discard these products into storm drains, which will contaminate ground water. If an accident occurs, consult the label and poison control center.PLANT VILLAINS These insects won't hurt you...

Landfill plans methane study

...landfill, said several underground monitoring wells surrounding the landfill have revealed excessive methane levels in ground water. Methane gas occurs naturally when debris decomposes. In its pure form, the gas is flammable and dangerous to vegetation...

Loss of Lake Lanier could cost billions

...federal judge's ruling that Georgia is illegally taking water from Lake Lanier holds. Conservation measures discussed at the meeting include gray water recycling, tapping into ground water, and desalinizing sea water from Georgia's coast.

Metro | Water
Yucca Mountain is safe and should be built

...the 139 locations over the next several hundred years could possibly cause some of these materials to be exposed to ground water or the atmosphere and cause the loss of life. The cost of security alone to monitor all the sites would be prohibitive...