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Mayor Calvin Tillman Leaves Dish, Texas Fearing 'Fracking' Effects On Family's Health

Fearing for his children's health, Mayor Calvin Tillman is leaving behind his government position and getting out of Dodge... or rather, Dish.<p>Dish, Texas is a town consisting of 200 residents and 60 gas wells. When Tillman's sons repeatedly woke up in the middle of the night with mysterious …

Fracking and hydrocarbon baseline monitoring of methane in wells by #GC-FID | Hydraulic Fracturing | Gas Chromatography

Light Your Water On Fire from Gas Drilling, Fracking

Study links fracking with methane-contaminated drinking water

Household drinking water that comes from wells near known fracking sites contains levels of methane six times greater than what’s common elsewhere, a …

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July 18, 2013 | 05:54 PM<p>EPA Fines XTO Energy for Lycoming County Frack Water Spills<p>Susan Phillips<p>Getty Images<p>A natural gas drill rig in Springville, PA.<p>The Environmental Protection Agency has fined XTO Energy, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil, $100,000 for violating the federal Clean Water Act. The …

Fracking 'could put gas and chemicals' in drinking water

<b>Drinking water could be contaminated with methane gas and chemicals due to fracking, water companies have warned.</b><p>Water UK, which represents all major UK water suppliers, said the shale gas extraction method posed a threat if not "carefully planned and carried out".<p>It also warned fracking's "huge" …

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Prospect of fracking in Somerset unites unlikely coalition of protesters

The meeting at Wells town hall was typical: scores of people packed tightly, talking passionately about the prospect of fracking in the green hills …

Clean tech entrepreneurs look to cash in on fracking boom

A Los Angeles company called OriginOil has developed a technology to help boost production of algae biofuels, one of the great green hopes for displacing fossil fuels and cutting planet-warming carbon emissions. Now OriginOil is repurposing its technology to serve the oil and gas industries as the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Fracking linked to well water methane

A boom in natural gas "fracking" has raised fears of water contamination. A study finds leaking drilling sites may be contaminating some nearby drinking water wells in the Northeast.<p>Drinking water wells near natural gas "fracking" sites were six times more likely to be contaminated than others, …

Pumping water underground could trigger major earthquake, say scientists

Pumping water underground at geothermal power plants can lead to dangerous earthquakes even in regions not prone to tremors, according to scientists. …

At I/O, Google Will Be Tracking Things Like Noise Level And Air Quality With Hundreds Of Arduino-Based Sensors

If you’re attending Google I/O this week, you will be a part of an experiment from the Google Cloud Platform Developer Relations team. On its blog today, the team outlined its plan to gather a bunch of environmental information happening around you as you meander around the Moscone Center.<p>In the …

NASA - NASA Ames Scientist Develops Cell Phone Chemical Sensor

Jing Li, a physical scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., along with other researchers working under the Cell-All program …

Drought Prediction and Ecological Monitoring with the Internet of Things

Models in the environmental sciences are repositories in a sense of the current state of understanding of critical processes. However, as models …

Biotechnology - Environmental Pollution 2013 : Special Issue: Biotechnology in Environmental Monitoring and Pollution Abatement

In recent years, the demand for the use of sustainable and eco-friendly environmental processes is rapidly growing, subjected to economic, public, …

Lack of temperature monitoring may have lead to measles outbreak in Pakistan

Ecosystems + Society

The Stream Safari program is part of “Ecosystems and Society”, an outreach project funded through NH EPSCoR (Experimental Program to Stimulate …

Larson Davis Enhances Environmental Noise Monitoring Systems

July 18, 2013, Depew, N.Y. – Larson Davis has added the SEN032 wind sensor to its product line, providing the industry’s first low-cost alternative …

Crowdsourced Environmental Monitoring Smart Citizen Kit Unveiled (video)

A new device has hit Kickstarter called the Smart Citizen, which has been created to provide an open-source crowdsourced environmental monitoring …

Texas regulators begin aerial surveys of oil and gas facilities

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is conducting video surveillance of air quality over oil and gas production facilities in South and …

Human Motion Will Power the Internet of Things, Say Energy Harvesting Engineers - MIT Technology Review

The Internet of Things is the imagined network of data links that will emerge when everyday objects are fitted with tiny identifying devices.<p>The idea …

Gigaom | internet of things

Internet Of Things<p>Just scratching the surface?<p>Rich peoples' data<p>Information to intelligence<p>IoT podcast ICYMI<p>Sensors and a low-speed link<p>It's mostly …

How the 'internet of things' could radically change local government

You can find almost anything online these days – including the vital statistics of cows. A Dutch company called Sparked has created a sensor implant …