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High Levels of Benzene Found at Bridgeton Landfill

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster to seek a preliminary injunction ordering the landfill’s owner to boost its oversight while also paying the state more money to monitor the site.


A worker cleans and lubricates the head of the machine, after the stimulation hydraulic fracturing of one segment of the well is finished, at Southwestern Energy Co.'s natural gas production site at the Marcellus Shale formation in Camptown, Pennsylvania, U.S. (Julia Schmalz/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

High-Volume Fracking May Be Coming to Illinois This Year

Fracking opponents say contamination has occurred, and contaminated water has been consumed by people, farm animals and wildlife.


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