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The Berkeley Pit, located in Butte, MT, has been a “superfund site,” since 1982. This means it has been contaminated by hazardous waste and is considered a risk to both the environment and human health. Berkeley Pit is the result of decades of mining of gold, silver, and copper. Put simply, mining produced water that […]

The Huffington Post just published a story on August 15 entitled “Fracking Water Use Skyrockets, Creating 1,440 Percent More Toxic Wastewater.” See the whole story HERE. I do applaud HuffPost for taking on this story.  It’s tough for most mainstream consumer media to get this issue right – and HuffPost has fallen into the same factual […]

Perfluorinated compounds are a group of human-made chemicals developed for use in products that resist heat, grease, oil, stains, and water. PFCs do not occur naturally. They are frequently found in coating additives, cosmetic products, dental floss, certain types of food packaging and clothing. On April 9, a Colorado state water panel adopted new standards […]

So writes Mary Holcomb, Assistant Editor for Hart Energy’s Digital News Group. We’ve been saying it all along! In her interview with Joel Mack, she quotes Mack as saying, “By streamlining, consolidating and offloading the responsibility of water management from individual producers to service providers, he said producers will gain revenue for building out, developing […]

Ellen Knickmeyer of the Associated Press has reported that the White House is calling the result of federal toxicology studies on PFC’s a “potential nightmare.” But nightmare’s aren’t real, and this situation is. Reports of people around the country slowly dying from exposure to PFCs are growing. And, the most recent concern is community drinking […]

Residents of El Paso County are claiming that the EPA isn’t doing enough about their water contaminated with Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs) from Peterson Air Force Base.  See story on CPR HERE.  Peterson shares an airfield with the adjacent Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, home to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the Air Force Space Command […]

In the U.S., 21 states have active fracking sites. Countries across the globe engage in hydraulic fracturing to access oil and natural gas. The environmental and physical safety of fracking continues to be debated around the world, but those debates tend to be focused on the potential dangers of the actual act of fracking. Some […]

Eutrophication is defined as the over-abundance of nutrients in bodies of water, often due to runoff from land. Eutrophication causes plant life such as algae to grow densely, which causes aquatic animal life to suffocate. It is the most prevalent problem concerning water quality across the world, and is a leading cause of the destruction […]

as reported at NewsDeeply on July 30: Hot Weather, Land Abuses Fueling Algal Blooms in Western Waters Toxic bacteria produced by some algae are a threat to public health. Climate change may be one reason algal blooms have become a growing concern for many water agencies. THE WEST IS known for summer wildfires. Now it seems […]

As seen in the Golden Transcript Newspaper GOLDEN COMPANY OFFERING CLEANER TECHNOLOGY IDEAS TO THE CHINESE Christy Steadman csteadman@coloradocommunitymedia.com John “Grizz” Deal, the CEO of IX Power Clean Water based in Golden, is no stranger to China. He’s been travelling there for more than a decade to conduct business. But on June 6 and 7, […]