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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/fracking-us-requires-discl
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-09/north-augusta-reservoir-proje
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-04/way-we-were-olive-road-overpa
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-03/public-input-sought-allendal
Heavy rains lead to pricey septic issues for some

...elevation.That option could be financially challenging, Burnley said."There are a lot of people out there that have ground water problems every time it rains," he said. "We have some customers that we pump several times every year."The good...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-25/heavy-rains-lead-pricey-septi
Residents fight to save Augusta's 'deficient' tree population

...advocates that the city evaluate its tree population yearly and preserve the plants that bring in wildlife, recharge ground water, prevent erosion and street flooding, reduce crime and slow traffic and overall increase property values."It's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-28/residents-fight-save-augustas
North Augusta officials take steps to ensure city's water supply

...accident or something harmful spills into the river, the city would be able to stop pumping, and instead rely on the in-ground water tank for about five days ? longer if consumers restricted their water use, said Chris Lind, the city's superintendent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-29/north-augusta-officials-take-
For a large-scale farm development to succeed, it involves communication and compromises

...contingency plan, the farm also will dig a backup well to use ground water for irrigation, reducing river water usage by another...the farm's second tract of land, and irrigate with ground water rather than withdraw from the Edisto.These are just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-01-18/large-scale-farm
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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170116188
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2011-05-05/new-active-ingredien
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