California Is Preparing To Defend Its Waters From Trump Order

By Jane Kay, Revealnews.org -

In its first act to shield California from the Trump administration’s repeal of regulations, the state’s water board has prepared its own rules protecting wetlands and other waters. The proposed [...]

Southwestern Lakes And Rivers Are Radioactive

By Jonathan P. Thompson -

During the uranium days of the West, more than a dozen mills — all with processing capacities at least ten times larger than the one at White Canyon — sat on the banks of the Colorado River and [...]

Two French Dams To Be Demolished By 2018

By Sam Morgan, earthfirstjournal.org -

By Sam Morgan for Earth First Newswire - Two large dams on a river in northern France will be demolished after the French government finally signed off on a long-gestating plan to free up the [...]

Industrial Strength: How U.S. Gov Hid Fracking’s Risks To Drinking Water

By Neela Banerjee, insideclimatenews.org -

By Neela Banerjee for Inside Climate News - Most mornings, when his 7-year-old son Ryan gets up for school at 6:55, Bryan Latkanich is still awake from the night before, looking online for [...]

Keystone Pipeline Spills Over 200,000 Gallons Of Tar Sands

By Robinson Meyer for The Atlantic. South Dakota - The Keystone pipeline was temporarily shut down on Thursday, after leaking about 210,000 gallons of [tar sands] oil into Marshall County, South [...]

A Victory For Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

By Staff, www.theindigenousamericans.com -

By The Indigenous Americans. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access [...]

Coalition Of Water Protectors Call For Nestlé Boycott

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation, -

By Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation. Mecosta, MI – Great Lakes water protector groups including U.S., Canadian, and Indigenous representatives united at the Water Is Life: Strengthening [...]

A US Charity Is Helping Big Business Take Indigenous Peoples’ Water In Mexico

By Tamara Pearson, www.opendemocracy.net -

By Tamara Pearson for OpenDemocracy - The town of Puebla is a miniature version of the world's inhumane water inequalities. Here, people living in the wealthy part of town get all the water they [...]

Flint Water Summit Participants Vow To End Nestlé’s Water Takings

By Dylan Penner, www.popularresistance.org -

By Dylan Penner for Council of Canadians. Flint, MI - Sixteen water protector groups along with local residents, Indigenous representatives and activists attended the Water Is Life: Strengthening [...]

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 [...]

State Denies Key Water Quality Permit For Longview Coal Project

By Jan Hasselman, www.earthjustice.org -

By Jan Hasselman for Earth Justice - The Washington Department of Ecology denied a necessary water quality permit for the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals coal export facility in Longview [...]

Likely Carcinogen Contaminates Drinking Water Of 90 Million

By Zoe Loftus-Farren, www.earthisland.org -

By Zoe Loftus-Farren for Earth Island Journal - According to a new report by the nonprofit Environmental Working Group, the drinking water of more than a quarter of Americans — some 90 million [...]

Court Of Appeals Upholds NY’s Denial Of Water Quality Certification For Constitution Pipeline

By Eric Schneiderman, www.ecowatch.com -

By Eric Schneiderman for EcoWatch - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld New York State's denial of a water quality certification for the Constitution Pipeline Friday, a [...]

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 [...]

Standing Rock Spawned A Generation Of Water Protectors

By Joseph Bullington, www.inthesetimes.com -

By Joseph Bullington for In These Times - BISMARCK, N.D.—Forty miles north of where the Standing Rock resistance camps once stood, Matt Lone Bear and Carter Gunderson crouch on the curb, changing [...]