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Effects of Water Pollution

Water pollution has been documented as a contributor to a wide range of health problems and disorders in humans. It has also been shown to have …

Water pollution: An introduction to causes, effects, solutions

Over two thirds of Earth's surface is covered by water; less than a third is taken up by land. As Earth's population continues to grow, people are …

Pollution

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What are the effects of water pollution

Effects of water pollution. <br>You will notice in the previous pages that water pollution is very harmful to humans, animals and water life. The effects …

Water Pollution

Policy Solution<p>American beaches violate public health standards thousands of times a year. We push solutions that keep them cleaner.<p>Policy Solution<p>To …

Water Quality, from the U.S. Geological Survey Water Science School

What is in that water that you just drank? Is it just hydrogen and oxygen atoms? Is it safe for drinking? All water is of a certain "quality" (and …

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Water pollution FAQ

More information on health effects of microrganisms<p>Water pollution is usually caused by human activities. Different human sources add to the …

Water Pollution

<b>Introduction</b><p><b>W</b>ater pollution occurs when a body of water is adversely affected due to the addition of large amounts of materials to the water. The …

Region's rivers are some of nation's most polluted

Forty years ago this week the federal Clean Water Act was passed, setting a goal to make all of America's rivers, streams, lakes and estuaries …

Duke Study: Fracking Is Leaving Radioactive Pollution In Pennsylvania Rivers

A new study from Duke University is likely to further stoke fears.<p>Geochemists have found dangerous levels of radioactivity and salinity at a fracking disposal site near Blacklick Creek, which feeds into water sources for Pittsburgh and other western Pennsylvania cities.<p>The Duke scientists spent two …

Oil & Gas Industry

Pa. falling behind on goals to reduce Susquehanna river pollution into Chesapeake Bay

Pennsylvania is one of two states - and by far the biggest - that failed to meet pollution reduction goals for the streams and rivers that flow to …