23 Mar '12, 1pm

On Our Radar: Polluted Rivers

The Ohio River ranks first among American waterways in toxic discharges from industry, followed by the Mississippi and the New River in Virginia and North Carolina, based on 2010 figures. Industrial facilities dumped 226 million pounds of toxic chemicals into American waterways that year, according to federal statistics . [Environment California] Residents of Clintonville, Wis., are unnerved by several nights of underground booms that have been rattling dishes and widening cracks in floors and walls. The town has enlisted an engineering firm to solve the mystery. [The Christian Science Monitor] China detains 21 Vietnamese fishermen for illegal fishing around disputed islands in the South China Sea. Vietnam counters that the fishermen were detained in its own waters and demands that China release them unconditionally. [Reuters] A study by the Lawrence Berkeley National Labo...

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