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Rising sea levels threaten septic systems in the South

Rising sea levels threaten septic systems in the South

Rising sea levels are causing septic system failures in South Florida, posing significant health and environmental risks.

Brady Dennis, Kevin Crowe, and John Muyskens report for The Washington Post.

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Rising tides increase fecal bacteria in coastal waters, study finds

Rising tides increase fecal bacteria in coastal waters, study finds

High tide events now bring more than just seawater to North Carolina's beaches; they also raise the risk of fecal contamination in coastal waters.

Liz McLaughlin reports for WRAL.

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Contamination at Oklahoma farm highlights oil industry's neglect

Contamination at Oklahoma farm highlights oil industry's neglect

Oklahoma farm suffers extensive environmental damage as local family battles oil companies over contaminated land and water sources.

Mark Olalde, reports for ProPublica, and Nick Bowlin for Capital & Main.

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Texas rancher battles orphaned oil wells

Texas rancher battles orphaned oil wells

Texas rancher Schuyler Wight is taking a stand against the pollution caused by orphaned oil and gas wells that is endangering both his ranch and the state's environment.

Elliott Woods reports for Capital & Main.

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Settlement for BP oil spill workers falls short of expectations

Settlement for BP oil spill workers falls short of expectations

A court settlement meant to compensate cleanup workers affected by the BP oil spill has largely failed, leaving many without proper aid.

Travis Loller and Michael Phillis report for The Associated Press.

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Groundwater contamination in Alberta linked to sour gas treatment

Groundwater contamination in Alberta linked to sour gas treatment

Researchers in Alberta have found widespread contamination of sulfolane, a compound linked to cattle fertility issues, in the region's groundwater.

Michael Franklin reports for CTV News.

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Alberta braces for water scarcity as fracking intensifies

Alberta braces for water scarcity as fracking intensifies

As Alberta anticipates a severe drought, the oil and gas industry faces warnings of limited water availability due to extensive use in fracking,

Drew Anderson reports for The Narwhal.

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