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Moon holds more water in more places than ever thought

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 26, 2020

The moon’s shadowed, frigid nooks and crannies may hold frozen water in more places and in larger quantities than previously suspected. And for the first time, the presence of water on the moon’s sunlit surface has been confirmed, scientists reported Monday.

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EPA, Kaiser cleanup of former smelter in Mead shows evolution in environmental understanding

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 16, 2020

In the early 1970s, park officials and neighborhood advocates rejoiced in the addition of a new public park where an outfall pipe from the Kaiser smelting plant met Deadman Creek. Fifty years later, environmental regulators and the former owners of the property are trying to stop that flow, based on new knowledge about the harm of asbestos and other chemicals. 

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