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Fear and Fury in Michigan Town Where Air Force Contaminated Water

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Some residents can’t drink the water or eat the fish. Now they’re…

Straight Pipes Foul Kentucky’s Long Quest to Clean Its Soiled Waters

A two-decade mission to reduce sewage pollution still has a lot of work to finish.

Booming Infrastructure Poisons Bangalore’s Lakes, Depletes Groundwater

Bangalore’s largest lake is so contaminated that it routinely…

EPA Cleanup Plan for Houston Superfund Site Opposed by Industry

The San Jacinto waste pits were flooded during Hurricane Harvey.…

Vietnam’s Tourism and Fishing Industries Drown in Waste

Plastic pollution, largely from Asia, chokes the world’s oceans. Jennifer…

Nonstick Chemicals Slipped Into Water, Causing Health, Environmental, Regulatory Mess

PFASs -- used in clothing, carpets, cookware, and more -- contaminate wells across the United States.

EPA Turns Away from CAFO Water Pollution

Inspections and enforcement have declined since 2011, but fines…

Drinking Water Warning Issued for Nonstick Chemical

Flint lead scandal a factor in stirring action for other contaminants. By…

Lawsuits in Three States Target Groundwater Pollution under Clean Water Act

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U.S. water law confronts hydrology. Photo courtesy of…

Strength of New EPA Lead Rule Depends on Accountability

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Expert panel recommendations are criticized for lacking teeth. Photo…

Septic Systems Contaminate Drinking Water Wells on Cape Cod

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Pharmaceuticals, flame retardants, and other organic compounds found in small concentrations in household drinking water.

Preventing CAFO Water Pollution Not An EPA Priority

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Inspections continued to decline in 2015. Photo © J.…