President Donald Trump has proposed extensive cuts to the U.S. EPA, which could have far-reaching implications. In Chicago, cuts could mean a struggle to protect drinking water.
Ever since the Cryptosporidium parasite was found in samples of local drinking water, residents of Portland have been on edge.
A New Jersey legislative committee adopted a bill enabling water company audits that can determine how much water is lost on its journey to customers.
Residents of Corpus Christi, TX, can breathe a sigh of relief now that it’s safe to drink their water once more.
Residents of a former U.S. Steel and coal mining town of fewer than 1,000 in West Virginia have been experiencing discoloration in their drinking water.
Published in Environmental Research Letters, there is new research that suggests Lake Champlain is highly susceptible to climate change. It is now believed that rules created by the U.S. EPA to protect the lake may be insufficient in stopping algae blooms and water quality problems as the region gets hotter and wetter.
U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy addressed members of the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on November 21 in regards to the agency’s attempt at protecting American citizens from nuclear contamination.
Florida continues to struggle with issues regarding pollution and its waterways. Just this year, the state has suffered from red tide to a sinkhole that opened up beneath a storage pond in Mulberry.
Large quantities of suspended solids and selenium, an element that is extremely toxic to wildlife, was discharged into California’s Suisun Bay and the Carquinez Strait earlier this year.
For illegally dumping waste into manholes in Fort Wadsworth, NY, and into Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal, A&L Cesspool Service Corporation will have to pay $900,000 in penalties.
Blood testing began this month in Newburgh and New Windsor, NY, as residents are thought to have been exposed to perfluorooctane sulfonate, or PFOS.
After the deaths of two contract workers at a wastewater treatment facility, El Paso Water has changed its policies to include safety requirements for contract work.
There is a new use for coffee and it does not involve drinking it. It turns out that there may be a way for coffee grounds to clean lead-contaminated water.
A man in the Town of Cary, NC, pleaded guilty late last month to falsifying sampling results that affect drinking water for the city of 225,000 people.
The Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) pledged $150,000 in support of three state agricultural counties — Buena Vista, Calhoun, and Sac — named in a “controversial lawsuit brought by the Des Moines Water Works.”