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Fracking (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

USGS: More Data Needed To Assess Any Fracking-Pollution Link

A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says more data is needed to be able to say for sure if a link exists between unconventional oil and gas development and degraded water quality.

03/04/2015

Fire Island Map After Sandy (credit: USGS)

New Maps Reveal Dramatic Post-Sandy State Of Fire Island

We are seeing the first detailed scientific scan showing the extent of superstorm Sandy’s wrath and some of the most dramatic changes are on Fire Island.

12/03/2012