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Oklahoma considers rule changes for wastewater disposal wells

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Under proposals being considered by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, operators of wastewater disposal wells could find themselves obliged to supply local regulators with more information.
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Uniform standards introduced for water, wastewater operator certification programs

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The Model Standards of Operator Certification address a significant industry need for consistency among the management of state public water and wastewater systems.
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Kentucky oil well operators plead guilty to illegal wastewater discharges

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Persistent violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act have resulted in a two-year probation sentence for Kentucky oil well operators Charles L. Stinson and Ralph Dowell.
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Researchers predict future of water stress, scarcity

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MIT researchers estimate that by 2050 as many as 5 billion people will be affected by water scarcity to at least some extent.
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West Virginia water ban gradually lifted

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Although the water ban has been lifted in some parts of West Virginia, life for many of the 300,000 people that have been affected by the chemical spill into the Elk River is still not back to normal.
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Lake Tahoe authority sued for chemical pollution over fireworks

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A federal lawsuit has been filed against the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority by a couple from Nevada who claim that debris from the fireworks on Independence Day and Labor Day has polluted the waters of the lake.
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Columbus, Ohio, invests $600,000 to fight foul odor in tap water

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Over the past few weeks there have been more than 1,000 complaints filed by residents and businesses in the affected area.
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Radioactivity in fracking water reduced with new method

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The method mixes fracking wastewater with acid drainage from mining operations or with salty water to create easily removable solids.
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US scientists develop quick method to convert algae into crude

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The technology developed by the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory produces crude at a fraction of the cost of other methods and efficiently makes use of all byproducts.
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Federal judge clears Florida's water pollution limits

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The state of Florida can set its own nitrogen and phosphorus water pollution limits, a federal judge ruled.
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