Conservation groups say Tennessee rivers are facing a crisis as water quality issues spread throughout the state.
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A Teenage Floridian Has Spent Half His Life Involved in Climate Litigation. He’s Not Giving Up
For most of his 15 years, Levi Draheim led a beachy life on a barrier island on Florida’s east coast, swimming, surfing and sailing in the near-shore waves. He dreamed of someday becoming a marine ...
The health risk lead in drinking water poses to children returning to school
At least 25 sinks at five schools in Germantown were found to have unacceptably high levels of lead in the water.
Two Common-Use Organophosphate Pesticides in Drinking Water Put Nearly Everyone at Cancer Risk
Thus, researchers note, “ This study develops new knowledge in the field of monitoring and evaluation of drinking water quality. The developed method can facilitate water utilities to solve the ...
Union Pacific to spend $1B to upgrade 600 older locomotives
but regulators still want it to do more to cut pollution from its engines. The move will accelerate the pace of upgrades UP already planned to make and help the Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad cut ...
Our Retirements Gone? Where Did the 21 Trillion Go?
As anyone making a tight family budget knows, there are only two ways to balance it. The first is to increase income. The second is to decrease spending. Unfortunately, Catherine ...
Need good news in this heat? Virginia's air is cleaner
Middle to late July is climatologically the hottest time of the year for Virginia, and the standards for what constitutes record heat are being ... air pollution data for more than 30 years.
Climate of Doubt
What's your motivation? FRED SINGER: Basically, I like to see good science being done and protected ... This town will be under water. JOHN HOCKENBERRY: [voice-over] The commission's warning ...
Heat, and what it does to us
Official advice is being dispensed ... food and drink plenty of water. But when it gets this hot, our bodies are sure to suffer. Stifling temperatures cause nothing more than discomfort to ...
Central Valley air advisers resign over pollution program
(AP) — Three members of an advisory group tasked with helping a Central Valley air district reform a flawed pollution credit program resigned Thursday, saying not enough was being done to right ...
Dairy giant fined £1.5m for breaching pollution limits
In one incident, an employee filmed a wastewater monitor that has been removed from an effluent tank and placed in a bucket of clean water ... was not a widespread or systemic problem, (but ...
Pesticides and Environmental Injustice
The study found widespread ... more likely to live near the 31 pesticide manufacturing facilities that are in current violation of bedrock environmental laws like the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act ...