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Impact Grows As Clean Up Efforts Continue In Texas Channel

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A collision occurred on Saturday in the Houston Ship Channel causing thousands of gallons of oil to spill from a barge. The channel is now closed. Video provided by Newsy


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Hungary: The Problem of Water

Hungary: The Problem of Water

Deutsche Welle (Apr. 17, 2013) — Nearly two million people in Hungary - particularly in the southeast - lack access to clean drinking water. In a number of European countries, the groundwater is contaminated with heavy metals. Hungary, Serbia and Croatia are especially affected, but the problem is particularly acute in Hungary, where many municipalities cannot afford to drill down to deeper and cleaner groundwater. At the same time, the European Union says clean water is a human right, and member states must take action to ensure it. But both local governments and national leaders in Hungary are ignoring the problem.
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Is Your Furnace a Dirty Thief?

Is Your Furnace a Dirty Thief?

3BL Media (Jan. 3, 2013) — According to http://energystar.gov, as much as half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. At a minimum, you should change the filter in your furnace every three months it is in use. A dirty filter will slow down air flow and make the system work harder to keep you warm. A clean filter will prevent dust and dirt from building up in the system, saving you energy and money. Visit http://ilenergysaver.org to learn more energy saving tips. Remember to inspect, clean or change your furnace filter once a month, and stop those dirty thieves.
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Curbing Soil Erosion in Jiangxi

Curbing Soil Erosion in Jiangxi

Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 25, 2012) — Authorities in east China's Jiangxi province on Friday vowed to make greater efforts to prevent soil erosion, in efforts to safeguard agriculture and construction.
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Huge Dam in Ethiopia Could Destroy Kenyan Lake

Huge Dam in Ethiopia Could Destroy Kenyan Lake

AFP (June 8, 2012) — A massive dam on the Omo river in Ethiopia will provide clean, green electricity for countries across East Africa, but at what cost? There are fears disrupting the flow of the river will have a huge impact on Lake Turkana in neighboring Kenya, where thousands of people live off the lake.
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