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Apr 20, 2016 04:30 PM ET // AFP
Michigan filed the first criminal charges Wednesday in the scandal over lead contamination of the city of Flint's water supply.
Mar 24, 2016 11:43 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Pollution, not radioactivity, is at the heart of a suit alleging a violation of the Clean Water act. Continue reading →
Feb 17, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Most of the people on Earth experience severe freshwater scarcity at least part of the year, reports a new study.
Aug 20, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Government limits are far too low on a chemical used in making non-stick cookware, a new study suggests. Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2015 12:03 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The Guadalupe, which runs through San Jose, is the latest casualty of the state's water woes Continue reading →
Aug 10, 2015 01:16 PM ET // AFP
Workers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accidentally triggered a massive release of toxic waste from an old gold mine that sent about 3 million gallons of polluted water into a Colorado river, turning it orange. Continue reading →
Jul 18, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Only about a quarter of precipitation ends up in the oceans. Where does the rest go? Continue reading →
Jul 15, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The state's residents are adapting to what might be the new normal.
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