Contamination

After More Than 24 Hours, Fort Worth Rescinds Boil Water NoticeFor the second day in a row, thousands of North Texans woke up unable to drink the tap water in their homes. But, that didn't last for long. Shortly after 7 a.m. officials with the City rescinded the boil water notice issued on February 4.
Fear At The Tap: Uranium Contaminates Water In The WestUranium is the stuff of nuclear fuel for power plants and atom bombs. It increasingly is showing in drinking water systems in major farming regions of the U.S. West.
Pennsylvania Wants Record $8.9M Fine Against Fort Worth Drilling FirmEnvironmental regulators are pursuing a record $8.9 million fine against a Texas-based energy company they say repeatedly failed to repair a natural-gas well that contaminated groundwater
Trader Joe’s Recalls Raw Walnuts For Possible Salmonella ContaminationTrader Joe’s Company is recalling Raw Walnuts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
M Street Neighbors Of Ebola Patient Not Too Worried The block where the Dallas nurse infected with Ebola lives has pretty much been taken over. Needless to say the attention, cordoned off areas and traffic are all things out of the norm for the M streets neighborhood.
Chicken Breast Strips Recalled Over Listeria ConcernsThe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday that Foster Farms is recalling nearly 40,000 pounds of frozen pre-cooked chicken products due to possible Listeria contamination.
New Study Looks At Fracking & Groundwater ContaminationA new study suggests hydraulic fracturing, or fracking may not directly cause groundwater contamination at some oil and gas well sites.
Study: Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Taint WaterThe drilling procedure called fracking didn't cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells.
Texas Geologist: Can't Tie Water Contamination To Gas Drilling The amount of explosive gas tainting a North Texas neighborhood's water supply has increased in recent years, but the state's oil and gas regulator says it can't link the methane to drilling activity nearby,
Hummus Recalled From Target, Trader Joe's Over Listeria FearsThe FDA announced that nearly seven tons of hummus and dips have been recalled nationwide due to possible bacterial contamination.
New Tests Find More Methane In North Texas WaterThe Texas agency that regulates the state's oil and gas industry says it's opened a new investigation of allegations that methane is contaminating North Texas water.
EPA Probe Demands More Texas Water TestingAn investigation has found the U.S. environmental agency was right in 2010 to immediately halt North Texas residents from using water contaminated by explosive methane.

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