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Shipping Fracking Wastes by Barge

Elizabeth Glass Geltman | Posted 03.03.2016 | Green
Elizabeth Glass Geltman

High volume hydraulic fracturing uses million and millions of gallons of water per well to extract natural gas from shale. During shale gas extraction, the water used is exposed to process chemicals plus metals and radon from the earth.

Flight 1549 Responder Honored With Military Leadership Award

Barbara L. Patton | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Barbara L. Patton

When the call came in that a plane had just crashed on the Hudson River, Jessica Wolchak was taken aback but not surprised.