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Hangman Creek Water Quality Tracked With Dye

Article: Hangman Creek Water Quality Tracked With Dye

SPOKANE, Washington, September 8, 2008 (ENS) – This week, scientists from the Washington state Department of Ecology will begin using a fluorescent dye to study flows in Hangman Creek, also known as Latah Creek. The information is being gathered in an effort to understand how to improve water quality in the creek. The Hangman Creek…

Mercury Released from Products Down by 88 Percent

Article: Mercury Released from Products Down by 88 Percent

CHICAGO, Illinois, May 8, 2008 (ENS) – Mercury released from products such as thermometers and dental amalgam is much lower now than it was in 1990, but such releases continue to be a dangerous source of environmental contamination, according to new research conducted by an environmental scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. Releases…

Good Green Tunes: Craig Minowa and Cloud Cult

Article: Good Green Tunes: Craig Minowa and Cloud Cult

Caring about the environment and being in a rock band aren’t two things that are usually readily associated with one another, but the two aren’t mutually exclusive. Take Minnesota band Cloud Cult [www.cloudcult.com] for example; founder, singer and songwriter for the band Craig Minowa is busily leading the band (and the music industry, for that…