Light and air pollution often linger - along with the noise - long after the oil and gas wells have been sucked dry.
Scientists report worrisome changes to liver and kidney genes in rats, adding to evidence that exposure to the herbicide may be toxic.
Jay Walljasper is the author of The Great Neighborhood Book and All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons. He chronicles urban life for a variety of publications. His website is: www.JayWalljasper.com.