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Monday, September 24,2012

Universities need to turn their attention to fracking

Something is missing from the debate on fracking, according to Cornell University professors David Skorton and Glenn Altschuler: academic voices.
Friday, September 21,2012

Is GMO, Roundup study too tough on Monsanto?

Look, none of us like Monsanto. As Boulder Weekly Editor Joel Dyer discovered recently, their whole business model is as poisonous as a bottle of Roundup.
Wednesday, September 19,2012

Can silica-dwelling superbugs clean fracking fluid?

Minnesota researchers say they may have uncovered a way to clean up fracking fluid after it returns from under the Earth's surface using living organisms that usually reside in silica formations.
Tuesday, September 18,2012

EPA: Colorado wildfires could have 'severe' water impacts

Many of us know wildfires can affect water quality. What many of us may not know is the extent of the damage.
Tuesday, September 18,2012

The long Romney-Monsanto romance

As much as he runs on his business record, not a lot is really known about Republican Mitt Romney's business record.
Monday, September 17,2012

High temps increase erosion, pollution in Rocky Mountain streams

Higher temperatures may be contributing to greater erosion of metals into Rocky Mountain streams, which in turn is causing fish and other wildlife to die.
Tuesday, September 11,2012

New York fracking regs on back burner, Cuomo says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants everyone to relax.
Tuesday, September 11,2012

Arctic ice melt this year enough to cover Canada, and then some

2012's record-setting weather has included extreme highs and extreme dries, but none has the enormous proportions of the amount of ice that's melted in the Arctic.
Monday, September 10,2012

The lighter side of environmental news: A really cute baby manatee

Unfortunately, you'll have to follow the jump to see photos of the lil guy but we'll give you his story here.
Monday, September 10,2012

2012 heat wave records not likely to last through 2013

Almost every month in the spring and summer of 2012 has set records for heat.