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  • Scientists struggle to figure out why ground is shaking in heartland

    WASHINGTON Months after the prairie began to shake, scientists still struggle to explain a surge in Kansas earthquakes that appears connected to increased fracking.
  • Intersex fish found in Pennsylvania rivers spur search for chemicals

    Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection has begun an extensive sampling of chemical contaminants in response to the discovery of intersex fish in three of the state's rivers, a department spokeswoman said. Male fish carrying eggs were...

    Study links Oklahoma earthquake swarm with fracking operations

    Oklahoma has seen a boom in two things in recent years: oil and gas production and earthquakes. To many residents, the timing says it all. Before the oil and gas industry started drilling so many underground injection wells, they say, it was rare to...

    Intersex fish found in 3 Pennsylvania river basins

    Intersex fish found in 3 Pennsylvania river basins
    Male fish carrying eggs – intersex fish – have been found in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna, Delaware and Ohio river basins, a sign that the water may be tainted with chemicals, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The research found that...

    Desert discovery: Animals built reefs earlier than has been thought

    Desert discovery: Animals built reefs earlier than has been thought
    At the edge of a desert in southern Namibia, scientists have found the remains of the oldest known animal reef system in the world.  The reef was constructed 548 million years ago in what was once a shallow sea. Prior to its discovery, the oldest...