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EPA Evaluates Impact Of Wastewater Spill In Colorado

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:33pm

The Environmental Protection Agency is evaluating the impact of wastewater that spilled from the Gold King Mine in Colorado. An estimated 3 million gallons of orange fluid has traveled from the Animas River in Colorado to the San Juan River in New Mexico.

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Astronomers Present New Research On The Aging Universe

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 3:33pm

An international team of astronomers has measured the energy produced within a large portion of space more precisely than ever before, and their work shows how the universe is slowly dying.

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One Small Bite For Man: NASA Astronauts To Eat Space-Grown Food

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:37am

Crew members on the International Space Station sampled red romaine lettuce Monday, the first food to be grown and eaten in space.

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EPA Says It Released 3 Million Gallons Of Contaminated Water Into River

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 7:42am

The spill on Wednesday sent heavy metals, arsenic, and other contaminants into a waterway that flows into the San Juan National Forest. Estimates of its size have risen sharply since then.

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Frances Kelsey, FDA Officer Who Blocked Thalidomide, Dies At 101

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 12:20pm

The physician and pharmacologist worked at the government agency in the early 1960s, when she uncovered a link between the drug and severe birth defects.

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