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[REGIONAL NEWS] Salt shakers: Removing brine from river water causes earthquakes along Utah-Colorado line

Posted by   /  July 10, 2019  /  Regional News, Water  /  No Comments

The Dolores River, a major tributary of the Colorado River, picks up naturally occurring salts from the soil in Paradox Valley. Federal authorities have to remove some of the salt to remain in compliance with a 1973 agreement with Mexico on the quality of Colorado River water. /Photo by Luke Runyon/KUNC By Luke Runyon | […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Los Angeles asks why earthquake alert system didn’t warn residents

Posted by   /  July 9, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

Officials reassess threshold to alert public to quakes, as some ready for the ‘Big One’ A house is left damaged by an earthquake, triggered by a previous day quake, near the epicenter in Trona, California, U.S., July 6, 2019./  REUTERS/David McNew By Jim Carlton, Ethan Millman and Erin Ailworth | The Wall Street Journal In the […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Southern California earthquake rattles a state wary of the ‘big one’

Posted by   /  July 7, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

Big waves caused by the earthquake in a swimming pool in Ridgecrest, Calif./Screengrab By Tim Arango and Thomas Fuller | The New York Times In the bottom of the fourth inning, Dodger Stadium swayed. Rides at Disneyland were evacuated, and so were movie theaters in Los Angeles. Near Palm Springs, pools sloshed and chandeliers at […]

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