New Global Campaign – Nestle’s Troubled Waters

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, Popular Resistance. -

Evart is taking center stage in North America’s “water wars” as local advocates demand that Nestlé Waters North America revert its claimed rights to the White Pine Springs back to the public [...]

Base Contaminates Maryland Waters With Toxic Chemicals

By Pat Elder, MilitaryPoisons.org. -

The Air Force has contaminated the groundwater at Joint Base Andrews with 39,700 parts per trillion of PFAS chemicals according to report released by the Air Force in May, 2018. This is not [...]

Flint-Linked Veolia Merger Brings Water Privatization Closer To ‘Global Reality’

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Veolia, one of the world’s largest private water corporations, has just announced the acquisition of 29.9 percent of Suez Water, another of the planet’s largest multinationals, with a plan to [...]

Protesters Block Highway Near Border Wall Construction

By Rafael Carranza, AZ Central. -

Tucson - Activists and allies of two O'odham groups protesting the construction of a border wall along ancestral tribal lands in southern Arizona temporarily blocked the highway leading to [...]

We Can Still Win The War On Plastic

By Michael K. Dorsey, Fair Observer. -

For many years, even decades, before the current global pandemic, environmental advocates have waged a war against single-use plastic. We’ve been winning that war. More and more consumers are [...]

Feds Can Be Sued For Failures In Flint Water Crisis

By Ed White, AP News. -

The federal government can be sued for negligence in the Flint water crisis, a judge said Wednesday, citing the failure of regulators to timely act as good Samaritans and blow the whistle on lead [...]

600 Million Dollar Settlement In Flint Water Case

By Amanda Mills, Nation of Change. -

The state of Michigan has reached a settlement agreeing to pay $600 million to the victims of the Flint water crisis. Most of this money will be allocated to children in the city who were exposed [...]

Mountain Valley Pipeline Water Permit Denied

By Lisa Sorg, NC Policy Watch. -

Another natural gas pipeline in North Carolina has been derailed, at least temporarily, as the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has denied a water quality permit for the MVP [...]

Mexico: Revolt Demands Access To Water Allotted To US

By It's Going Down, Earth First! -

Since Wednesday July 29, self-organized protests by campesinos and community members have kicked off in the municipality of Rosales in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. These coordinated actions [...]

Millions Don’t Have Access To Safe Water In The United States

By Holly Secon, Havovi Cooper, and Hannah Jiang, Business Insider.  -

A study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that in 2015 the water supply for about 21 million Americans — more than 6% — violated nationwide health standards, but [...]

Pennsylvania Initiative To Convert Lawns Into Meadows, Forests

By Ad Crable, Bay Journal. -

Well-shorn lawns are still the norm on the grounds of parks, schools, churches, hospitals, business parks and neighborhoods. While better than exposed bare earth, such swaths of green are still [...]

COVID-19 Will Kill More People Worldwide Due To Water Shortages

By José Luis Granados Ceja, Truthout. -

Experts have been consistent in telling the public that one of the best means to stop the spread of the coronavirus is the practice of good hygiene. But how can you abide by these instructions [...]

Flint Prosecutors Say Investigation On Track Despite Earlier Statute Of Limitations Warning

By Andrew Roth, Flintbeat.com. -

Flint, MI – Leaders of the Flint water crisis prosecution team said in a statement Friday that their investigation remains on track despite an earlier warning about a looming statute of [...]

Tree Rings And Weather Data Warn Of Megadrought

By Tim Radford, Climate News Network. -

London – Climate change could be pushing the US west and northern Mexico towards the most severe and most extended period of drought observed in a thousand years of US history, a full-blown [...]

Millions Of People Face Water Shut-Offs During The Pandemic

By Jordan Davidson, Nation of Change. -

The Centers for Disease Control has emphasized that washing hands with soap and water is one of the most effective measures we can take in preventing the spread of COVID-19. However, millions of [...]