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California Report Tallies Hundreds of Failing Water Systems in the State

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Hundreds more systems are at risk of not being able to meet drinking…

Federal Agencies Plan to Investigate Links between PFAS Exposure and Viral Illness

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Two federal health agencies are planning to investigate potential links between exposure to toxic PFAS chemicals and susceptibility to viral illnesses like Covid-19.

In Broad Strokes, Biden Infrastructure Plan Sketches a Future for Federal Water Spending

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The Biden administration’s historic pitch to remove all lead drinking water pipes is part of a $111 billion proposal for water systems.

In Flooded Michigan Neighborhoods, Who Should Pay For Sea Walls?

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Who should pay to stop the floodwaters?

EPA Report Identifies Hot Spots for Hazardous Spills Into Drinking Water Sources

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EPA report details incidents of toxic spills into groundwater, rivers, or lakes used for drinking water. The data from 2010-2019 provides the most comprehensive report to date on such spills.

Michigan’s Rural Water Systems Confront Generations of Inadequate Investment

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A critical juncture is reached for providing water to Michigan's rural communities.

America’s Drinking Water Is Surprisingly Easy to Poison

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Experts say the sorts of rudimentary vulnerabilities revealed in the hacking of a water treatment plant in Oldsmar, Florida are common among America’s 151,000 public water systems.
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Wetlands Can Help Prevent Property Damage and Save Lives During Floods

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Some experts say there’s a way to reduce the effects of floods in the future: more wetland areas.

Treaty Rights Acknowledged For First Time in Oil Pipeline’s Controversial History

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Michigan’s Indigenous communities hold long-standing legal rights to protect lands and waters.