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Jul 30 2018
In an agreement with the U.S. EPA, the state of Idaho has gained control of its water pollution program. The agreement allowed Idaho to take full…
Jul 19 2018
According to new research, water quality in the San Francisco Bay is showing improvement after decades of poor quality and significant cleanup…
Jul 11 2018
Over the past two decades, nitrogen pollution sourced from the state of Iowa has worsened by nearly 50%. This is in spite of the fact that the state…
Jul 10 2018
One of the major water pollution problems plaguing various water supplies throughout the world comes in the form of pharmaceuticals present in…
Jul 5 2018
In new joint study between the countries of China and Pakistan, it was discovered that three of Pakistan’s major rivers are suffering from…
Jul 5 2018
According to Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, a charity organization that monitors water quality throughout the Lake Ontario watershed, only 5% of Toronto’s…
May 23 2018
On Tuesday May 22, 2018, the U.S. EPA held a summit regarding harmful water contaminants. However, potentially furthering the controversy surrounding…
Apr 24 2018
In reaction to a particular water pollution permit required of thousands of businesses across the state of New York, Riverkeeper and Waterkeeper…
Apr 18 2018
The U.S. EPA has completed the Illinois River Watershed Basin and Lake Tenkiller models and released them to the partnering agencies for use. EPA…
Apr 16 2018
The U.S. EPA has found itself mired in a public battle with the Colorado mining company Sunnyside Gold Corp. concerning who should foot the bill for…
Apr 10 2018
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) has ordered the Chemours chemical plant to demonstrate that it is capable of…
Mar 14 2018
Due to a confluence of different circumstances, Gaza currently finds itself mired in a widespread crisis of water pollution. The onslaught of…
Feb 23 2018
Five former and current employees of the Panoche Water District in California have been charged by California’s attorney general on charges of…
Feb 20 2018
According to a new report by the Environment Agency in England, 86% of English rivers are not compliant with environmental standards. The report…
Jan 26 2018
According to a new study, freshwater basins worldwide are seeing significant growth in man-made phosphorus pollution, reaching potentially dangerous…
Jan 23 2018
Roughly 200 Detroit area volunteers went in search of stoneflies on Jan. 20, 2018 in order to gauge water quality in the area. Catching and counting…
Jan 4 2018
On Jan. 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced “significant improvement” in its progress towards cleaning the nation’s most…
Dec 19 2017
Chesapeake Bay has reached the midpoint assessment period following a 2010 sanctioned “pollution diet” from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency…
Dec 19 2017
The city of Salem, Ore. has resorted to its backup water supply after a spill of roughly 11,600 gal of unleaded gasoline was released into the North…
Dec 14 2017
Dec. 14, 2017, marks the two-year anniversary of the initial declaration of a State of Emergency by the city of Flint, Mich. after a water disaster…
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