Doug Tucker, Los Alamos fire chief: "We're doing our best to keep it off the lab"One of the top nuclear weapons research facilities in the US will remain closed until Thursday as fire fighters battle a wildfire raging at its boundary.Only "essential-duties" staff at Los Alamos National Laboratory will be permitted on site on Wednesday.Officials … Continue reading
Flood test not over for nuke plantONLY IN THE WORLD-HERALDBy Nancy Gaarder and Sam WomackWorld-Herald Staff Writers Content Two outside lines of defense against flooding failed Sunday at Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station, shifting the plant to backup electricity for 12 hours.On Monday, the Omaha Public Power District was studying whether it could patch and refill … Continue reading Flood test not over for nuke plant
How Much Are YOU Spending?I just read a really interesting article that I wanted to share with you. Everyone seems to be talking about bottled water lately. People are not only concerned with the high cost of bottled water to our wallets and the environment, but also the low quality. Here is what New York … Continue reading How Much Does Your Bottled Water Cost You? How Much Does Your Bottled Water Cost You?
If you purchase bottled water and knew the more salient information about bottled water, you may feel a small bit foolish. I know I’m being a severe but if you did a comparison of bottled water vs. faucet water vs. filtered water, you happen to be most likely to feel like the mark who was … Continue reading Bottled Water Facts
Better Water-Better Health Multi-Pure Drinking Water Systems.For healthier living experts recommended that you drink about eight glasses of water a day. Maintaining good health and proper hydration is easier with a Multi-Pure Drinking Water System because the water tastes great and is less expensive.Environmentally Friendly* Reduces your carbon footprint* Protect the environment by reducing plastic … Continue reading A Better Way To Water
Most people shower after a day at the pool, but do you know anyone who's adamant about showering before going in the water? Many parents don't understand the risk of water infections from public pools and water parks, and few realize a pre-swim shower can largely prevent these illnesses, new research shows.Recreational water illnesses (RWI), … Continue reading Yuck! Most Kids Don’t Shower Before Using Public Pools Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/06/21/yuck-most-kids-dont-shower-before-using-public-pools/#ixzz1PvX0tLCO
Monday, 20 June 2011 06:00Pollution from the MississippiThe deluge comes quickly, but the effects linger. The spring flood on the Mississippi River will produce the largest-ever hypoxic dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey and university scientists. The dead zone … Continue reading Federal Water Tap, June 20: Flood Effects, Nuclear Power, Dam Removal
California waterways receive terrible ratingThink you DON'T need a water filter? Think again!According to a new state list of polluted waterways, more than 90% of Californians live within 10 miles of a severely polluted waterway. The State Water Resources Control Board is required to create a list of seriously polluted water bodies every two years, … Continue reading Think you DON’T need a water filter? Think again!
Eight million gallons of water drained from reservoir after man urinates in it The cost of draining the reservoir after Joshua Seater was caught on a security camera relieving himself in the pristine lake is costing taxpayers $36,000 (£22,000) Photo: ALAMY By Nick Allen, Los Angeles3:26PM BST 19 Jun 2011The operation is costing the state's taxpayers … Continue reading Eight million gallons of water drained from reservoir after man urinates in it