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 Crude Oil Byproducts in Groundwater Plumes
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 Protecting Water in the Red River: There’s a Map for That
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 Winners Announced in Visualize Your Water High School Citizen Science Challenge
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 Most Wind Towers in Southern Great Plains Are Low Risk to Sandhill Cranes
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 Community Flood Protection May Also Help Endangered Salmon to Thrive
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 How Climate Change Might Affect Polar Bears' Bodies
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 New Pump-house in Magnuson Park Provides Water for Scientific Research, Wetlands, Wildlife and Recreation
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Archived Minnesota News Releases
 Ground Water Meets Most Federal Standards in Major Eastern U.S. Aquifer
Released:
12/20/2006
Many chemicals were detected in ground water from selected areas of the Piedmont Aquifer System (PAS), but concentrations of those chemicals were below drinking-water standards in most cases.
 USGS Scientists Tracking Environmental Damage From Floyd...Heavy Flooding Caused Heavy Pollution
Released:
9/23/1999
U.S. Geological Survey scientists collect data and determine the amount of environmental damage done by Hurricane Floyd's heavy rains.
 Earthquake in North Carolina
Released:
6/5/1998
“A minor earthquake, preliminary magnitude 3.2 according to the U.S. Geological Survey, occurred in North Carolina at 10:31 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on June 4.

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