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Coal Ash Toxic Contamination Found at 10 More Sites

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Coal Ash toxic contamination, a by-product from the burning of coal in coal-fired power plants, has been found in elevated levels in ground water and soil at 20 new sites in 10 U.S. states, the environmental watchdog group Environmental Integrity Project reported Tuesday. These 10 sites are the most recently adding to the total list …

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Cleveland Volcano in Alaska Aleutian Islands On Verge of Another Eruption?

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The Cleveland Volcano in the Alaskan Aleutian Islands may be on the verge of another eruption, as new satellite imagery of the 5,676-foot peak, located about 940 miles southwest of Anchorage in Alaska’s remote Aleutian islands, shows a new, bulging lava dome forming in the volcano’s summit crater, suggesting a buildup of gas pressure. Even …

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