Friday, January 27, 2012 at 1:00 PM
BP released millions of gallons of dispersants to break up oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster. But what if dispersants could be sucked up again after doing their job? Chemist Julian Eastoe talks about an iron-containing soap he's created that can be recaptured using a magnet.
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Despite residents' fears, scientists say they can't link health woes to gas wells in Dish, Texas.
Medical Records Could Yield Answers On Fracking
Researchers plan to mine 10 years of data on people who live near the Marcellus Shale gas wells.
'Close Encounters' With Gas Well Pollution
A quest to find answers on fracking pollution becomes too polarizing to pursue.
Sick From Fracking? Doctors, Patients Seek Answers
Across the country, people living near gas wells wonder if they're to blame for mystery ailments.
With Gas Boom, Pennsylvania Fears New Toxic Legacy
From truck traffic to toxic water management, fracking raises new concerns for industry and locals.
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