Court blocks dumping into a popular fly-fishing stream, sets precedent to protect Michigan waters from pollution.
Testing new methods to remove residual coal tar from riverbeds in New York.
As animal bodies pile up, public fears water sources will become contaminated.
California is the first state to consider a limit on the “Erin Brockovich” chemical, which has been found in 31 of 35 U.S. cities recently surveyed.
Hundreds have died in Colombian floods, as cooler sea temperatures affect regions around the Pacific; climate change seen as a possible cause.
Last week, the Obama Administration announced an updated plan, which included additional research but not closing the Chicago locks.
In some northern regions, lake temperatures are increasing more than air temperatures.
After denying EPA disclosure request, Halliburton promises safer fracking fluid and more disclosure.
Groundwater depletion doubled between 1960 and 2000.
The study responds to the growing private sector interest in the Lower Mekong Basin.
Peruvian asparagus and Costa Rican pineapples illustrate the threats global agribusiness poses to the environment.
The university joins a nationwide movement to promote tap water over bottled water.
International study finds serious threats to the world’s fresh water.
A government plan to reduce irrigation diversions has farmers up in arms.
The African country reaches out to its Nile Basin neighbor.
Announcement comes, as Canada plans joint effort with the United States to study the threat posed to the Great Lakes
High levels of mercury and arsenic have been released from a containment pond at a Hungarian alumina plant, according to Greenpeace.
Toxic leak in the Central European country threatens to reach a major international waterway.
New study finds link between disappearing trees and receding ice atop Africa’s tallest mountains.
Meanwhile in the United States, phosphorus levels in fresh water remain high and progress is absent, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.