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Nitrate Pollution Rising In Private Wells in Iowa

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Report highlights lack of water quality data for household wells.

More Evidence of Nitrate Cancer Risk in Drinking Water

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Case builds of health damage from a common pollutant.

Kansas Town Faces Big Bill to Clean Drinking Water

In farm country, the cost of nitrate pollution often falls on…

Ecosystems Are Dying as Long Island Contends With a Nitrogen Bomb

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Septic systems and nitrogen pollution are killing the island's…

Report: Farming and Urban Growth Are Polluting U.S. Aquifers

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One-fifth of U.S. groundwater wells had at least one contaminant above federal standards for human health, according to new USGS study.

Des Moines Initiates Clean Water Act Lawsuit to Stem Farm Pollution

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Iowa’s largest city will sue three upstream counties to reduce nitrate contamination.

Peter Gleick: Unsafe Drinking Water for California's Poor – Unfair, Unnecessary, and Unacceptable

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The United States has -- for the most part -- an excellent tap…

Nitrate Contamination Spreading in California Communities' Water

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The California Watch nitrates project revealed that wells that serve more than two million Californians have been contaminated with nitrates at levels that surpass the public health limit.