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More Oceanic Garbage Patches Found

A giant field of plastic debris is floating in the middle of the northern Pacific Ocean.

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Ohio River Fish Show Higher Mercury Levels

A recent survey of recreation on the Ohio River shows fishing is a popular activity.

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Getting Chemicals Out of Drinking Water

Some chemicals are getting into drinking water, and it's not so easy to get them out.

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State Decides on Bottling and Dredging

Rare mussels and spring water have stirred controversy in recent weeks.

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Rural Voter Want Clean Water

A new survey finds a majority of rural voters believe the federal government has not done enough to protect water quality.

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Six States Debating GL Pact

Another state is getting closer to signing the Great Lakes Compact.

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Paddlefish Make a Splash in the Ohio

Paddlefish are an ancient species that disappeared from local rivers with Pittsburgh's Industrial Age.

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RiverQuest wins Environmental Innovation Award

A boat built for educating Southwestern Pennsylvanians about the rivers won the first ever Work Boat environmental award for commercial v

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Drought Watch for Western and North Central PA

29 Counties in Western and North Central Pennsylvania are being asked to conserve water, as the region is placed under a drought watch.

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Buying Access for Anglers

As more of America's undeveloped land disappears, efforts to preserve it are increasing.

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