California considers water restrictions after three years of drought

California 03/23/22, 20:44

California authorities might crackdown on some cities and agribusinesses that take water from the Golden State's river system. The State Water Resources Control Board recently warned about 20,000 water rights holders they could face drinking and irrigating water restrictions. "Last year, extreme drought conditions led to unprecedented actions by the State Water ...

‘Superionized’ iced water turns black and hot

News 11/18/21, 16:09

Repeatedly firing powerful laser beams turned water into a dark and hot solid. University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory researchers have turned iced water turns into a "strange, black" substance called superionic ice. The team made the discovery after crushing a droplet of water between two diamonds. They then repeatedly exposed ...

Proposed Alaska rules tighten water-contamination cleanup

Enviroment 10/14/18, 23:25

Proposed rules in Alaska would restrict the cleanup of water contamination. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Alaska's Department of Environmental Conservation looks to tighten the standards for per- and polyfluoralkyl chemical pollution in a set of regulation changes up for public comment through Nov. 5. The regulations up for comment add three ...

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