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September 17, 2018 - 11:54 am
By Rasa Kaye PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — People who research refuse estimate that between a quarter and half of all our trash comes from organic waste — grass clippings, leaves, leftovers from dinner, good food gone bad in the fridge, piles of produce trimmings left from prepping a meal. Instead...
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In this April 23, 2010, file photo, workers move a section of well casing into place at a Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site near the Bradford County township of Burlington, Pa.
AP Photo/Ralph Wilson, File
June 18, 2018 - 5:09 pm
New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom that has turned swaths of countryside into a major production zone for natural gas. Energy companies have drilled more than 11,000 wells since arriving en masse in 2008, making...
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dunes on Pluto's Sputnik Planitia ice plain
NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute via AP
June 01, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Scientists have discovered dunes on Pluto made of tiny frozen grains of methane. The pale gray and white ridges were revealed by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft during its 2015 flyby. A British-led team announced the findings Thursday...
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