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'What's in My Water?' New report shows low levels of contaminants in some systems

A report by the New York Public Interest Research Group released Tuesday shows the city of Glens Falls and the Queensbury Water District have detected a few contaminants in users’
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2 gallons of radioactive nuclear waste done, 56M gallons to go

Researchers in Richland have done what the $17 billion vitrification plant at Hanford is intended to do — turn radioactive waste into a solid glass form.

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Most Illinois debris sites high in toxics

SPRINGFIELD — Four in five Illinois quarries that backfill with concrete and other demolition waste show higher-than-acceptable levels of toxins, according to state sampling results obtained by The Associated Press.
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