The Global Rundown A new report reveals schools across the U.S. could face outbreaks of Legionnaire’s disease. A freshwater abyss in the Czech Republic is deeper than originally thought. Severe flooding kills over 50 people in Niger. The Trump administration loosens rules for wastewater from coal-fire power plants across the United States. The world’s largest […]
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Listen to the June 29 edition of What’s Up With Water, Circle of Blue’s weekly water news podcast.
The Global Rundown Atmospheric rivers could cause $1 billion in flood damages in the western United States each year, a study warns. Several water systems in Maryland contain concerning levels of nitrate, arsenic, and other contaminants, according to a recent report. California bans insurance companies from dropping homeowners in areas that are at an increased […]
The Global Rundown The U.S. Trump administration moves to weaken regulations on water pollution caused by coal plant waste. An early warning method indicates an 80 percent chance that an El Niño weather pattern will occur in 2020. Florida unveils a new online dashboard that allows residents to track water quality in the state’s lakes […]
The Rundown The Trump administration reportedly is preparing to relax coal ash rules. Sen. Jim Inhofe releases a pared-down version of a Defense authorization bill that omits contentious PFAS provisions. The Senate passes an EPA budget that marginally increases funding, while a House committee approves a bipartisan bill to increase authorized spending for sewer infrastructure. […]
Listen to the September 23, 2019 edition of What’s Up With Water.
The Global Rundown Chemical contamination in U.S. tap water could cause up to 100,000 cancer cases over a lifetime. Drought and high temperatures cause a large fish kill in Lake Koroneia in northern Greece. Tropical Depression Imelda deluges parts of Texas with heavy rainfall. A report by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) states that algae […]
A new World Bank report highlights the extensive damage to health, ecosystems, and economies due to water pollution.
The Global Rundown Japan may be forced to dump radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. Major flooding hits Sudan just weeks after new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok takes office. A new report claims that investing $1.8 trillion in climate adaptation over the next decade could produce $7.1 trillion in economic […]
The Global Rundown Rainfall in coming weeks is unlikely to ease wildfires in the Amazon Rainforest, forecasts show. Environmentalists warn that coal ash may be contaminating wells in West Michigan. A new study warns that “100-year floods” may actually begin occurring every one to 30 years. An analysis finds that more than 100 U.S. coal […]