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Water drop
Phosphate that is put into our drinking water to prevent lead poisoning can potentially cause environmental damage as a result of leakage, according to a ground breaking study by the British Geological Survey and Lancaster University.

2015-08-04


Sampling groundwater for dissolved methane.
A British Geological Survey (BGS) led consortium will be carrying out an independent environmental baseline monitoring programme across the Vale of Pickering in Yorkshire. This is the area where Third Energy UK Gas Limited has submitted a planning application to hydraulically fracture one of its wells1. The consortium also includes Public Health England (PHE) and the universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, Loughborough, Manchester and York (National Centre for Atmospheric Science).

2015-08-13


CO2 stored logo
The Crown Estate and the British Geological Survey now offer free, licenced access to the CO2 Stored database for subscribers via a more user-friendly website.

2015-08-20


NI Radon map
Households across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to test for radon gas, as a new map has highlighted further at-risk areas.

2015-08-21


Falls of Clyde
A new project is seeking information on people's favourite local geological sites to help shape a geological trail in the Clyde and Avon valleys.

2015-08-26