WV DEP Orders Rover Pipeline To Stop Construction, Citing Multiple Violations

By Kate Mishkin, Wvgazettemail.com -

State regulators have slapped a cease-and-desist order on a natural gas pipeline, citing multiple water pollution violations, according to a letter made public by the West Virginia Department of [...]

Baltimore’s Water Cleanup Infrastructure Becomes Public Sensation

By Alastar Boone, Citylab.com -

When John Kellett invented the Inner Harbor Wheel to collect trash from Baltimore’s popular waterway, he never imagined it would have eyeballs. Or a Twitter account. But these features have made [...]

Nestlé Pays $200 A Year To Bottle Water Near Flint

By Jessica Glenzain, www.theguardian.com -

By Jessica Glenzain for The Guardian - While Flint battles a water crisis, just two hours away the beverage giant pumps almost 100,000 times what an average Michigan resident uses into plastic [...]

Crumbling Pipes, Tainted Water Plague Black Communities

By William Taylor Potter, Brandon Kitchin and Alexis Reese, www.troubledwater.news21.com -

By William Taylor Potter, Brandon Kitchin and Alexis Reese for Troubled Water - CAMPTI, La. – Deep in the winding mass of crumbling back streets in Campti, Leroy Hayes sets a glass of water from [...]

Pollutants in Virtually All U.S. Public Water Systems

By Staff, www.ewg.org -

By Staff for Environmental Working Group. The disturbing truth is that, all too often, a glass of tap water also comes with a dose of industrial and agricultural contaminants that have been [...]

THAAD Rocket Fuel: Likely Ground Water Contamination Coming To Seongju, South Korea

By Bruce K. Gagnon, www.space4peace.blogspot.co.uk -

By Bruce K. Gagnon for Organizing Notes - The unwelcome US deployment of the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile defense (MD) system in Seongju, South Korea is not only a [...]

Fishing The Plastic Out Of The Ocean

By Jessica Murray, www.trueactivist.com -

By Jessica Murray for True Activist - An Amsterdam-based company called Plastic Whale is embarking on a positive initiative to combat plastic pollution by reusing plastic bottles in an innovative [...]

Judge Scrapped Pennsylvania Families’ $4.24M Water Pollution Verdict In Gas Drilling Lawsuit

By Sharon Kelly and Steve Horn, www.nationofchange.org -

By Sharon Kelly and Steve Horn for Nation of Change - For many residents of Carter Road in Dimock, Pennsylvania, it’s been nearly a decade since their lives were turned upside down by the arrival [...]

Activists: Charges In Flint Crisis Won’t Restore Faith In Government

By Auditi Guha, www.rewire.news -

By Auditi Guha for Rewire - Karina Petri, founder of Project Flint, said grassroots organizations like hers are struggling to find a voice for residents who have given up, some of whom have gone [...]

California City Wins $22 Million Against Shell Oil Over Toxic Drinking Water

By Andrea Castillo, www.mcclatchydc.com -

By Andrea Castillo for McClatchy DC - The city of Clovis won its more than three-month-long civil trial against chemical manufacturing giant Shell Oil Co. over the cleanup of a toxic chemical [...]

Thousands Of Communities Have Lead Levels Worse Than Flint

By M.B. Pell and Joshua Schneyer, www.reuters.com -

By M.B. Pell and Joshua Schneyer for Reuters - ST. JOSEPH, Missouri – On a sunny November afternoon in this historic city, birthplace of the Pony Express and death spot of Jesse James, Lauranda [...]

EPA Reversal Acknowledges Fracking Causes Water Pollution

By Neela Banerjee, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Neela Banerjee for Inside Climate News - In a significant reversal, the Environmental Protection Agency struck from a major 2015 report its conclusion that fracking has not caused "widespread, [...]

An Indiana City Is Poised To Become The Next Flint

By Alex Zielinski, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Alex Zielinski for Think Progress - Akeeshea Daniels first suspected something was off when her two toddlers came down with scarlet fever. It was 2004, and she just moved her family into a [...]

Glyphosate Herbicides Cause Tragic Phosphorus Poisoning Of Lake Erie

By Laura Barrera, www.no-tillfarmer.com -

By Laura Barrera for No-Till Farmer - A new study by experts from Ohio Northern University in the U.S. has shown that glyphosate herbicides are a main cause of the tragic phosphorus poisoning of [...]

Whistleblower Fired For Exposing Flint Mayor’s Plan To Take Water Donations

By Llowell Williams, www.care2.com -

By Llowell Williams for Care 2 - Every time the Flint, Mich., water crisis seems to have finally hit rock bottom, a new development tosses that assumption out the window. A lawsuit filed this [...]

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