Pollution Control

Phosphorus pollution levels rising to dangerous levels worldwide
Jan 26 2018

According to a new study,...

Jan 4 2018

On Jan. 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Chesapeake Bay water quality shows improvement at midway assessment
Dec 19 2017

Chesapeake Bay has reached the...

Salem, Ore. drinking supply shut down following 11,600 gal gasoline spill
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...

Reflecting on the past two years of the Flint Water Crisis
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...

GM faces groundwater contamination lawsuit
Dec 1 2017

On Nov. 30, residents of...

N.C., wastewater treatment plant suffers spill
Dec 1 2017

The Collins Estates Mobile Home Park Wastewater Treatment Plant in...

Keystone pipeline pollution questions groundwater contamination
Nov 27 2017

The Keystone Pipeline spilled oil in Amherst, S.D., Nov. 16, raising questions of groundwater protection. TransCanada Corp. has...

Investigating Texas wastewater plant spills
Nov 27 2017

A Port Arthur, Texas,...

U.S. Steel faces lawsuit
Nov 20 2017

In a press conference Nov. 19, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the city of Chicago will file a "Notice of Intent" to sue U.S. Steel...

U.S. Steel oil spill in Lake Michigan
Nov 16 2017

U.S. Steel dumped 56.7 lb of chromium into a Lake Michigan tributary in late October. According to the...

Wis. County introduces new ordinances
Nov 15 2017

Kewaunee County, Wis., passed an ordinance Nov. 7 titled the...

Lake Erie may be voted impaired
Oct 18 2017

The Toledo City Council...

House Democrat calls for investigation into Puerto Rico drinking water
Oct 16 2017

According to CNN, Rep. Bennie...

EPA updates on San Jacinto superfund site
Oct 12 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided an update on the San Jacinto waste pits Superfund site.

Once EPA signs the Record...

AWWA calls for legislation
Oct 11 2017

With excess nutrients impacting water quality nationwide, the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) urged U.S. Congress to use the upcoming Farm...

Stickney water reclamation plant
Sep 18 2017

The ingredients used to brew beer are few: grain, malt, hops, yeast and water. Combined in the right amounts, these ingredients combine to make a...