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Drill Bits: Fossil Fuel Divestment, Impact Fee to Upgrade Parks, and Frack Water DNA Analysis

New York Times: Swarthmore College students are at the forefront of a burgeoning movement to get universities to divest from oil, gas and coal companies, and raise awareness on climate change.

Lebanon Daily News: Lebanon County officials have yet to decide how to spend their share of the impact fee, which amounts to $113,000. Meanwhile, officials in Berks County say they’re planning to spend their $349,000 on parks.

Science Daily: Researchers are looking at the microbes present in fracking wastewater, with some surprising results.

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