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Caroline Spelman says take a shower rather than a bath as drought declared in East Anglia

Telegraph: The driest spring in 100 years has forced the Environment Agency (EA) to declare that parts of eastern England are officially in drought. Continue reading

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Pa. wants to cut off gas-drilling wastewater

Associated Press: Citing potentially unsafe drinking water, Pennsylvania called on companies drilling in the Marcellus Shale natural gas formation to stop taking wastewater to 15 treatment plants by May 19. Tuesday’s announcement was a major change in the state’s regulation of gas drilling and came the same day that an industry group said it now believes drilling wastewater is partly at fault for rising levels of bromide being found in Pittsburgh-area rivers. Gas drilling that uses millions of gallons of chemical-laden… Continue reading

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