Contamination

File photo of gas well drilling site (Photo Gareth Fuller/AFP/Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Wants Record $8.9M Fine Against Fort Worth Drilling Firm

Environmental 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

06/16/2015

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Trader Joe’s Recalls Raw Walnuts For Possible Salmonella Contamination

Trader Joe’s Company is recalling Raw Walnuts because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

03/17/2015

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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.

CBSDFW.COM–10/13/2014

Foster Farms grilled chicken strips

Chicken Breast Strips Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

The 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.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2014

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New Study Looks At Fracking & Groundwater Contamination

A new study suggests hydraulic fracturing, or fracking may not directly cause groundwater contamination at some oil and gas well sites.

CBS 11–09/15/2014

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Study: Leaky Wells, Not Fracking, Taint Water

The 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.

09/15/2014

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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,

05/28/2014

Dip Carrots Into Hummus

Hummus Recalled From Target, Trader Joe’s Over Listeria Fears

The FDA announced that nearly seven tons of hummus and dips have been recalled nationwide due to possible bacterial contamination.

05/22/2014

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New Tests Find More Methane In North Texas Water

The 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.

01/17/2014

Wastewater creates white foam as it is discharged into a river. (credit: Getty Images/China Photos)

EPA Probe Demands More Texas Water Testing

An 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.

12/24/2013

A researcher looks at a laboratory sample under a microscope. (credit: AP Photo)

Foodborne Gastrointestinal Illness Moving Across North Texas

A food-borne illness is making its way across the state and health workers aren’t sure exactly where the contamination is originating.

CBSDFW.COM–07/16/2013

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Exide Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Battery-maker Exide Technologies, who has pledged to clean up a former battery recycling plant in Frisco, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

06/10/2013

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