June 11, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Fukushima accident raised levels of radioactive strontium off the east coast of Japan by up to 100 times

Researchers in Spain have studied the spread of radioactive strontium in the coastal waters of eastern Japan during the three months following the Fukushima nuclear accident, which happened in March 2011. The samples analysed show the impact of the dir… Continue reading

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January 8, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Graphene oxide soaks up radioactive waste: U.S., Russian researchers collaborate on solution to toxic groundwater woes

Graphene oxide has a remarkable ability to quickly remove radioactive material from contaminated water, researchers in the United States and Russia have found. The discovery could be a boon in the cleanup of contaminated sites like the Fukushima nuclea… Continue reading

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May 9, 2012
by Rebecca Hammer
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Fracking’s Aftermath: Wastewater Disposal Methods Threaten Our Health & Environment

Rebecca Hammer, Project Attorney, Water Program, Washington, DC
A new report released by NRDC today shows that contaminated fracking wastewater is threatening people’s health and the environment, and none of the methods currently … Continue reading

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March 2, 2011
by Kate Sinding
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NYT fracking series reveals need for toxic waste rules, wake up call for New York

Yesterday, The New York Times released the second installment of its investigative series on the dangers associated with natural gas production using hydraulic fracturing. The latest piece looks at fellow Marcellus Shale states – Pennsylvania and… Continue reading

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