Monthly Archives: January 2012

Lawmakers Fault EPA in Fracking Hearing Delayed by Arrest – Bloomberg

The EPA documents include sampling data and raw findings from laboratories … The EPA’s draft report on groundwater contamination in Pavillion, about 230 miles (370 kilometers) northeast of Salt Lake City, was the first to link the drilling … Continue reading

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AmeriLithium Announces Positive CSAMT Survey Results on Jackson Wash Lithium Brine Project in Nevada – Yahoo Finance

Rather, the only true test for economic concentrations of lithium is drilling, groundwater sampling, and laboratory analysis, which comprise the next step in the Company’s exploration process.  Four drillhole locations have been identified … Continue reading

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AmeriLithium Announces Positive CSAMT Survey Results on Jackson Wash Lithium Brine Project in Nevada – Yahoo Finance

Rather, the only true test for economic concentrations of lithium is drilling, groundwater sampling, and laboratory analysis, which comprise the next step in the Company’s exploration process.  Four drillhole locations have been identified … Continue reading

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House committee discusses fracking – Topeka Capital-Journal

Joe Spease, from the Sierra Club, testified that research on fracking has been hindered because the oil and gas industry has resisted predrilling sampling of groundwater that would provide baseline data for comparison with post-drilling samples. Continue reading

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Chicago water sampling shows high levels of lead – Chicago Tribune

In most cases, both rounds of sampling were conducted in the same homes … a regulations manager for the EPA Region 5 Ground Water and Drinking Water Branch. Lead levels found in the homes went as high as 36.7 ppb and as low as 1.5. The … Continue reading

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Follow up: information from the EPA and DEC on situations in Le Roy – The Batavian

Q: Also, could you please explain how EPA continues to track the plume? Quarterly monitoring is conducted of the network of groundwater monitoring wells. Soil sampling was conducted to delineate the extent of the contamination. Q: Where is the groundwa… Continue reading

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Chicago water sampling shows high levels of lead – Chicago Tribune

In most cases, both rounds of sampling were conducted in the same homes … a regulations manager for the EPA Region 5 Ground Water and Drinking Water Branch. Lead levels found in the homes went as high as 36.7 ppb and as low as 1.5. The … Continue reading

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CAPP outlines fracing operating practices for shale, tight gas – Oil & Gas Journal

Baseline groundwater testing to develop domestic water well sampling programs and to participate in regional groundwater monitoring programs. This involves establishing a process for addressing stakeholder concerns regarding water well performance and … Continue reading

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West Milford school board renews remediation effort – NorthJersey.com

The local school board authorized the installation of three groundwater monitoring wells as well as subsequent sampling and follow-up reporting last week as part of an ongoing effort to remove toxic soils from the vicinity of its transportation depot. Continue reading

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West Milford school board renews remediation effort – NorthJersey.com

The local school board authorized the installation of three groundwater monitoring wells as well as subsequent sampling and follow-up reporting last week as part of an ongoing effort to remove toxic soils from the vicinity of its transportation depot. Continue reading

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