Monthly Archives: March 2011

Is the Groundwater Safe to Drink? – East Hampton Star

When asked directly by an audience member, “Is our groundwater contaminated … Private companies also offer well-sampling services. Rich and Maryann Flood of Microtest in Sag Harbor sample private wells on the East End for a living. Continue reading

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Is the Groundwater Safe to Drink? – East Hampton Star

When asked directly by an audience member, “Is our groundwater contaminated … Private companies also offer well-sampling services. Rich and Maryann Flood of Microtest in Sag Harbor sample private wells on the East End for a living. Continue reading

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Radiation Found in Groundwater at Japan Complex – Wall Street Journal

The IAEA said the sampling was done from March 18-26 in nine municipalities and that the readings in other areas were within permissible levels. Continue reading

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Water, Beef and Bodies Contaminated Near Japanese Nuclear Plant – Voice of America

The Tokyo Electric Power Company, which operates the plant, said radioactive iodine was detected in the groundwater beneath one of the … Japan’s nuclear safety agency said radiation in the latest sampling from the ocean near the Fukushima plant’s … Continue reading

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Possible Water Contamination In LeMars? – KCAU-TV

The wells will plunge into the Dakota aquifer, the source of the city’s drinking water. The EPA led a cleanup project on the site in 2004 and has a dozen other wells for sampling groundwater. Continue reading

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EPA begins digging three new test wells – Le Mars Daily Sentinel

The EPA will send a crew back next month to take a routine water sampling of the new wells along with its 12 existing wells throughout Le Mars, which test groundwater in three different aquifers. Garvey explained that for years the EPA has been monitor… Continue reading

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Feds to begin PCB probe in St. Clair Shores – Detroit News

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have tainted the groundwater underneath St. Clair Shores near … On April 11, EPA investigators will begin five weeks of soil sampling that will include new targets. Those include the trenches carrying water and sewer … Continue reading

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Radiation from Japan reactors detected in NC – Asheville Citizen-Times

Following the detection of the iodine 131, the state has stepped up its high-volume air sampling, along with monitoring of surface water, groundwater, sediment, fish and vegetation. The agency is sampling milk daily at seven plants that are part of its… Continue reading

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Feds to begin PCB probe in St. Clair Shores – Detroit News

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have tainted the groundwater underneath St. Clair Shores near … On April 11, EPA investigators will begin five weeks of soil sampling that will include new targets. Those include the trenches carrying water and sewer … Continue reading

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Erin Brockovich pushes for disease cluster law – msnbc.com

“This is not a scientific sampling but simply a map of people who are reaching … In that case, 660 Hinkley residents sued the utility PG&E for damages from groundwater contaminated with the chemical hexavalent chromium. The plaintiffs received a $333… Continue reading

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