Source Water Contamination

  1. Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Over Michigan Water Pollution
    12/15/2017

    Water activists filed a class-action lawsuit this month contending that three companies contributed to water pollution in Michigan.

  2. Report: What California Learned From Drinking Water/Wastewater Challenges In 2017
    12/14/2017

    In a new report on the state’s water priorities, the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) offered the nation some guidance on how it might address issues that are burdening regions all over the country.

  3. Research: PPCPs Make Fish Less Cautious Of Predators
    12/12/2017

    As a bizarre result of the environmental affects that pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) can have when they defy treatment operations, researchers have found antidepressants in source water may make fish less wary of predators.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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).

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.