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Study: Pipe-corroding well water prevalent in half of states

Half of U.S. states have a high prevalence of well water that's…

 

Fix for California trailer park at heart of uranium problem

Three dozen families at a Central California mobile-home park will get tap…

 

Rescuers are seen entering an office building that collapsed on its side from an early morning earthquake in Tainan, southern Taiwan, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck southern Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. (AP Photo)

Strong quake hits Taiwan, many trapped in toppled building

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling…

 

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Second magnitude-4.0 earthquake to rattle Bay Area this summer is not unusual

The second magnitude-4.0 temblor to rattle the Bay Area in less than…

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Chance of earthquake 8.0-magnitude or greater increases in California

A new earthquake forecast released Tuesday has upped the likelihood that California…

Japan quake, tsunami provided valuable info for scientists

On the anniversary of the 1906 earthquake, research seismologist Walter D. Mooney,…