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By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang
Residents in Michigan's Benton Harbor — a predominantly Black city — have been advised to only use bottled water for things like cooking and bathing due to lead contamination. The warning comes just a few years after Flint’s water crisis…
By John Yang, Courtney Norris, Leah Nagy
The House Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee is expected to discuss Wednesday how chemicals can impact public health and water quality.
By News Desk
Federal officials have finalized a plan to reduce pollution in one of the largest estuaries in the Northeast with an approach that gives surrounding communities greater flexibility to address the problem.
By Michael Casey, Associated Press
The Environmental Protection Agency has ended an Obama-era drive to regulate a widespread contaminant in drinking water that's been linked to brain damage in infants.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
By Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
Experts say keeping hands clean is one of the easiest and best ways to prevent transmission of the new coronavirus, in addition to social distancing. But for India's homeless and urban poor who live in thousands of slums across major…
By Ed White, Associated Press
Flint’s water troubles began in April 2014 when the city traded a corrosion-controlled water source for a non-controlled one, the Flint River.
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
Minnesota utility regulators have put Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline back on track. They voted 3-1 to approve a court-ordered revised environmental review and reinstate two key approvals that the company needs to…
By Jim Robbins, Yale Environment 360
As the Southwest faces rapid growth and unrelenting drought, the Colorado River is in crisis. Now those who depend on the river must confront the hard reality that their supply of Colorado water may be cut off.
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump attacked the 16 states that have so far challenged his national emergency declaration in federal court. The president predicted he would win the legal battle and referred to the filing states as representing…
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