Drinking Water Source

  1. Michigan Residents Sue GM Over Alleged Salt Contamination
    12/11/2017

    Residents living near General Motor’s Michigan testing facility have come together to file a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer, claiming it has knowingly contaminated the local water supply since at least the 1980s.

  2. Amid Population Boom, Texas Cities Plan $225 Million Water Pipeline
    12/7/2017

    Texas cities with booming populations are teaming up on a major water pipeline project.

  3. At Town Hall On PFC Contamination, Answers Absent
    12/7/2017

    Wolverine Worldwide, a shoe manufacturer, is among the latest companies to receive scrutiny for its practice of dumping perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) into source water, thus imperiling drinking water.

  4. Dormant PFC Lawsuit Against 3M Is Reignited
    12/7/2017

    A long-gestating lawsuit between Minnesota and the conglomerate 3M over perfluorinated compound (PFC) contamination now appears ready to move forward.

  5. Trump Administration Sued Over Massive Desert Water Project
    12/7/2017

    Environmental advocacy groups filed a lawsuit last month to halt a massive water project in the Mojave Desert.

  6. Scientists Urge Coordination In PFC Response
    12/6/2017

    Scientists want to see more coordination across communities when it comes to policymaking and research into perfluorinated compounds (PFCs).

  7. Report: EPA Had Undisclosed Concerns Over Fracking Chemicals
    11/30/2017

    No wastewater-related topic draws passion from two opposed sides quite like the process of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” and whether or not it poses a danger to drinking water quality.

  8. Report: EPA Delays WOTUS Amid Rewrite
    11/29/2017

    Few rules governing the nation’s water quality have been politicized to the extent of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule, seen by one side as necessary for protecting the environment and by another as government overreach that hurts the economy.

  9. Chicago To Sue U.S. Steel Over Water Contamination
    11/28/2017

    The city of Chicago took a stand against local water pollution when Mayor Rahm Emanuel threatened legal action against the United States Steel Corporation, one of the world’s largest steel producers, last week.

  10. Florida Investigates Unauthorized 5-Million-Gallon Sewage Discharge
    11/23/2017

    Unfortunately, the practice of discharging untreated or partially-treated sewage is all too common for wastewater treatment plants. But a recent instance in Florida has caught the attention of state watchdogs.